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Librairie Furet du Nord

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So lovely to see this is still here!

The Furet reminds me of my student days when I spent six months in Lille - I'll admit to sometimes... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
I almost always found what I wanted, and I always found some readings that I did not know I wanted

Great choice, great selection, on all topics. Also you are not harassed by sellers, you can take... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2019
Bruges, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Furet reminds me of my student days when I spent six months in Lille - I'll admit to sometimes using this shop as a library for research. Well, it was long before the internet was invented. It's a lovely sprawling place for a wander...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 28 January 2019

Great choice, great selection, on all topics. Also you are not harassed by sellers, you can take your time and explore the books you covet, and discover some others you did not know existed. Also the foreign language book are is nice for foreigner in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 31 December 2018

Possibly the best book shop in northern France. Just fifteen minutes walk from the Eurostar station, even closer to Lille Flandres. Not to be missed.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

It's an iconnic Library here in Lille, very few of this dimenssion...it is hudge 8 floors, Quite impressive !

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

They sell books. Not really an attraction as such. Drop in, but there's nothing to do other than buy books. (They do have a small-ish English section too).

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 952nickj
Reviewed 3 August 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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