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library highly recommended to visit in Lille, north of France

unbelievable library. the unique place to go to find the book you are looking for. It's for all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lille, France
Now this is what a book store should be!

No Barnes and noble for the citizens of Lille, this is a book store for lovers of books and those... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Houston, texas, USA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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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

Thank David_Wokingham
Reviewed 10 October 2017

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

Thank BickersExplores
Reviewed 7 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
Reviewed 18 January 2017

When in lille, this is my to go book store. The collection is large. But its also usually crowded with long lines at checkout. A lack of personal,the amount of people make it a bit stressful for some people. But you get all you book...More

Thank isabellaguevara
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Sometimes a little too crowdy for a glimpse at all the new books, but at least you will find everything. Books are well exposed and sometimes a little "coup de comer" card gives a extra hint.

Thank tikki2015
Reviewed 1 November 2016

One those cavernous bookshops where you can find almost anything (in French, of course). Many departments, many typesof books and stationnery. A must if you need a book, or if you want to browse among recent books.

Thank Wizou
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