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Stunning children’s section

I don’t know any bookshop in the U.K. which has such a good book section (albeit only for French... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nick J
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Such a find!

TripAdvisor for the win! An amazing bookstore with a wide variety of books and other supplies. DD... read more

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15 Place du General de Gaulle, 59800, Lille, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don’t know any bookshop in the U.K. which has such a good book section (albeit only for French speakers in this case), but some real finds.

Thank Nick J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

TripAdvisor for the win! An amazing bookstore with a wide variety of books and other supplies. DD was in heaven with the opportunity to purchase all kinds of books in French as well as some awesome school supplies. We would not have known to go...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went in here to have a look. A very large book shop based over many floors. Good location on the Grand Place.

Thank Steve_Grant1
Reviewed 10 July 2018

unbelievable library. the unique place to go to find the book you are looking for. It's for all ages, just incredible range and such a convenient shop. never seen such efficient staff, employes know all about books. Just go there, and you will be absolutely...More

Thank hutcheon56p
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

No Barnes and noble for the citizens of Lille, this is a book store for lovers of books and those looking for something obscure. The section of current foreign editions is on the ground floor and includes titles in languages in addition to English. Go...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

This is the place for all books lovers .... 7 storeys full of whatever book you want, desire or need .... scholars and university, Romans, classic littérature, musics, children books, foreign books... this is a magic place .

Thank annesoseaview_IOW
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I lstudied and worked in Lille fifty years ago and, despite massive cosmetic changes, especially the bright modern décor, new cavernous multi-level interior and the large and more practical Caisses/ payments area, this shop is still a wonderful repository of the publishing output of France...More

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 24 October 2017

A 'proper' bookshop with 8 floors. Like almost all bookshops nowadays it has had to diversify into gifts, DVDs and music (including some good albums on vinyl promoted at less than the equivalent CD and much less than they'd cost in the UK) but still...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Wonderful imposing building in a charming square. Fairly quiet when we visited but so we could see its true worth.

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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

8 floors packed with books and book related items. Friendly staff. Wide variety of genres, from classics to manga. Large magazine section. Could use coffee shop and restrooms.

Thank Arja v
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