Tagged: Books set in Paris

A grim and smelly past revealed by this book set in Paris

Take yourself to the catacombs beneath the French capital with Andrew Miller’s Pure If your idea of Paris is of beauty and fashion, delightful meals and romantic walks along the Seine, then I’m afraid you are in for something different with Andrew Miller’s novel Pure. It is the 18th century, and the oldest cemetery in […]

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Novel about photographer Robert Capa takes us to Paris

“Amid the several million or so souls that inhabit this city, what a happy accident it is, I consider, what an obliterating coincidence that we have found each other. What have I done to deserve this, to be so singled out?” – Seducing Ingrid Bergman p96 Click here if you don’t see the video I […]

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A Pedestrian in Paris – John Baxter shares his Most Beautiful Walk in the World

This is a post for Paris in July, hosted by BookBath and Thyme for Tea John Baxter’s The Most Beautiful Walk in the World is the kind of book that just makes you want to jump on a plane immediately so you can join him in wandering the streets of Paris. This is a book written by a man […]

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Books set in France – What the Bloggers Recommend

As you know we love to highlight books set in Paris on this blog, but today we thought we’d find out what some of the wonderful bloggers in France recommend as THEIR favorite reads. These are people who live and breath French life – so when they suggest a good book, we listen! Now, you […]

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Books set in France – Eight novels that bring French artists to life

In sorting through the books set in France we have on the main site, I couldn’t help but notice how many of those novels were to do with art or artists. It makes sense though – one of the first things to pop into your mind when you think of France (after the Eiffel Tower, […]

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