A man decides to leave the comfort of the life he’s carefully crafted for himself to find out what ever became of his one true love.
One day Monsieur Perdu wakes up and decides that it’s time to escape the life that he’s made for himself. He hauls anchor, literally, and sends his floating bookstore down the Seine. After many years, it’s time to discover what really happened to the love of his life. She disappeared one night, leaving only a letter, which Perdu never opened. Accompanied on his journey by a young author trying to escape the success of his first book and an Italian jack-of-all-trades, who has been combing the waterways for 20 years for a lover that he only knew for one night. Each are desperately searching for something to fill the void in their lives. This novel is a lyrical look at life, loss and the healing power of love.