â™ Book Title : The Only Street in Paris Life on the Rue des Martyrs
✍Author : Elaine Sciolino
â™›Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
♣Release Date : 2015-11-02
âśżPages : 256
â™ ISBN : 9780393242386
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝The Only Street in Paris Life on the Rue des Martyrs Book Synopsis : A New York Times Bestseller: “Sciolino’s sharply observed account serves as a testament to . . . Paris— the city of light, of literature, of life itself.” —The New Yorker Elaine Sciolino, the former Paris Bureau Chief of the New York Times, invites us on a tour of her favorite Parisian street, offering an homage to street life and the pleasures of Parisian living. “I can never be sad on the rue des Martyrs,” Sciolino explains, as she celebrates the neighborhood’s rich history and vibrant lives. While many cities suffer from the leveling effects of globalization, the rue des Martyrs maintains its distinct allure. On this street, the patron saint of France was beheaded and the Jesuits took their first vows. It was here that Edgar Degas and Pierre-Auguste Renoir painted circus acrobats, Emile Zola situated a lesbian dinner club in his novel Nana, and François Truffaut filmed scenes from The 400 Blows. Sciolino reveals the charms and idiosyncrasies of this street and its longtime residents—the Tunisian greengrocer, the husband-and-wife cheesemongers, the showman who’s been running a transvestite cabaret for more than half a century, the owner of a 100-year-old bookstore, the woman who repairs eighteenth-century mercury barometers—bringing Paris alive in all of its unique majesty. The Only Street in Paris will make readers hungry for Paris, for cheese and wine, and for the kind of street life that is all too quickly disappearing.

📒Doorways Of Paris ✍ Raquel Puig

â™ Book Title : Doorways of Paris
✍Author : Raquel Puig
â™›Publisher : Prospect Park Books
♣Release Date : 2017-09-05
âśżPages : 144
â™ ISBN : 9781945551079
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Doorways of Paris Book Synopsis : With more than three hundred photographs of Paris’s most enchanting doorways from Raquel Puig, creator of the popular Instagram account of the same name, Doorways of Paris presents a whole new way to explore the most beautiful city in the world. Organized by arrondissement so residents and visitors alike can seek out the doors as they walk, this book celebrates the glories of the city’s architecture, from Napoleonic majesty to art nouveau whimsy, Haussmannian symmetry to art deco elegance. Doorways of Paris is a portal to Parisian life that will have readers longing to find a doorway to call their own. Raquel Puig is the creator of the popular Instagram account doorwaysofparis. The Barcelona native has lived in several countries (including the US) and speaks four languages, but now calls Paris’s fourteenth arrondissement home. When she is not traveling the world as a health expert for Danone, she walks the streets of Paris, camera in hand, with her French husband.

📒Paris Rue Des Martyrs ✍ Adria Cimino

â™ Book Title : Paris Rue Des Martyrs
✍Author : Adria Cimino
â™›Publisher :
♣Release Date : 2014-12-15
âśżPages : 294
â™ ISBN : 0692335072
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Paris Rue Des Martyrs Book Synopsis : A literary fiction book that paints an intriguing picture of the intertwining relationships of four strangers in ParisSome encounters make a difference. Four strangers in Paris. Each one is on a quest: to uncover a family secret, to grasp a new chance at love, to repair mistakes of the past. Four stories entwine, four quests become one, as their paths cross amid the beauty, squalor, animation and desolation of a street in Paris, the rue des Martyrs. Rafael's search for his birth mother leads him to love and grim family secrets. Cecile's view of herself as an unsatisfied housewife is radically changed by the promise of a passionate liaison. Andre, an aging actor, troubled by the arrival of the son he abandoned years ago, must make a choice, to either lose his son forever or put aside pride and seek redemption. Mira travels to Paris to begin a new life and forget about love... or so she intends. Four strangers, four stories, one riveting novel. Also: Read Adria's new literary fiction release, Close to Destiny, which explores the role of destiny in life. If you like literary fiction, this mysterious romance is for you. Fans of "Don't Let Me Go" by Catherine Ryan Hyde will enjoy this story's focus on its characters' relationships and the importance of encounters, while fans of "Let the Great World Spin" by Colum McCann will enjoy the tale of a dynamic city and those who live in it, showing the romance of everyday Paris life and the Paris lifestyle. If you're looking for a France novel, you'll love "Paris, Rue des Martyrs"!Interview with the AuthorQ. What was your inspiration to write Paris, Rue des Martyrs? A. City life inspired me. The idea that every day, we might pass the same people as we walk down the street, yet what do we know about their lives? What would happen if our paths crossed? One of my favorite genres is literary fiction, so I decided to write a novel in that vein about life-changing encounters. Q. What kind of story is Paris, Rue des Martyrs? Will it make us laugh, cry? A. I hope it will be an emotional read. Paris, Rue des Martyrs is about the importance of encounters. It is a love story, a story of friendship and family relationships. A mother-daughter relationship and a father-son relationship are integral to the plot. The novel is about love and loss, and healing wounds of the past. It is about city life & coming of age. And it is a Paris romance story, of course. Q. So many books have been written with Paris as the setting. What sets yours apart? A. Many books are about the Paris of berets and baguettes. Paris, Rue des Martyrs is about the reality of Paris life... living in a Montmartre neighborhood, sitting at a café, being Parisian by adoption in this melting pot of a city. It also has diverse characters, one of whom is deaf. There's not much in deaf fiction these days, so I was happy to take on that angle. Q. Tell us about your other books. A. Before Paris is the prequel to Paris, Rue des Martyrs. It delves into Rafael's past in the emerald mines of Colombia. I've also written another literary fiction romance novel, Close to Destiny. It's magical realism romance about righting the wrongs of the past. Some readers have compared it to The Time Traveler's Wife. And I contributed to the literary fiction collections That's Paris and Legacy. If you enjoy stories of encounters, family secrets and relationships, I think you'll enjoy Paris, Rue des Martyrs! Categories for Paris, Rue des Martyrs- Literary Fiction Travel - Literary Fiction Drama - Literary Fiction Romance - Women's Fiction For readers of literary fiction travel, mysterious romance, France novels, Paris life, Paris lifestyle, deaf fiction, entwined paths, city life coming of age, liaisons

📒Before Paris ✍ Adria Cimino

â™ Book Title : Before Paris
✍Author : Adria Cimino
â™›Publisher :
♣Release Date : 2015-04-04
âśżPages : 38
â™ ISBN : 0692418776
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Before Paris Book Synopsis : A coming of age novella by literary fiction author Adria J. Cimino that sets the stage for the novel Paris, Rue des Martyrs Before the lives of four strangers collided in Paris, there was one young man. Before Paris, a prequel to the novel Paris, Rue des Martyrs, tells the story of how Rafael, son of an emerald broker in Colombia, found his way to the City of Light. One fateful and dangerous night in emerald territory, he learns his father was carrying a secret. And the key to unlock it can only be found in Paris. If you like literary fiction, pick up this short story today... This mystery novella will make you want to find out exactly what happens next! Interview with the AuthorQ. What was your inspiration to write Before Paris? A. Readers of Paris, Rue des Martyrs often tell me they love the character of Rafael and are intrigued by his background in the Colombian emerald mines. I decided to delve deeper into his past and what brought him to Paris, where the story in Paris, Rue des Martyrs starts. Q. And what was your inspiration to write Paris, Rue des Martyrs? A. City life inspired me. The idea that every day, we might pass the same people as we walk down the street, yet what do we know about their lives? What would happen if our paths crossed? One of my favorite genres is literary fiction, so I decided to write a novel in that vein about life-changing encounters, liaisons and entwined paths. Q. What kind of story is Paris, Rue des Martyrs? Will it make us laugh, cry? A. I hope it will be an emotional read. Paris, Rue des Martyrs is about the importance of encounters. It is a love story, a story of friendship and family relationships. A mother-daughter relationship and a father-son relationship are integral to the plot. The novel is about love and loss, and healing wounds of the past. It is about city life & coming of age. And it is a Paris romance story, of course. Q. So many books have been written with Paris as the setting. What sets yours apart? A. Many books are about the Paris of berets and baguettes. Paris, Rue des Martyrs is about the reality of Paris life... living in a Montmartre neighborhood, sitting at a café, being Parisian by adoption in this melting pot of a city. It also has diverse characters with diverse backgrounds. It's a mysterious romance with many other elements! Q. Tell us about your other books. A. I've written another literary fiction romance novel, Close to Destiny. It's magical realism romance about righting the wrongs of the past. Some readers have compared it to The Time Traveler's Wife. And I contributed to two multi-author literary fiction collections: That's Paris: An Anthology of Life, Love and Sarcasm in the City of Light and Legacy: An Anthology. If you enjoy stories of encounters, family secrets and relationships, I think you'll enjoy Before Paris and Paris, Rue des Martyrs as well as my other work. Thanks for reading! Categories for Before Paris- Literary Fiction Drama - Literary Fiction Romance - Coming of Age Adventure - South American Fiction - Short Story Mysteries For readers of literary fiction, mysterious romance, France novels, Paris life, Paris lifestyle, South American fiction, coming of age adventure and coming of age fiction, and stories that explore relationships and love.

📒The Paris Key ✍ Juliet Blackwell

â™ Book Title : The Paris Key
✍Author : Juliet Blackwell
â™›Publisher : Penguin
♣Release Date : 2015-09-01
âśżPages : 352
â™ ISBN : 9780698186033
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝The Paris Key Book Synopsis : An American in Paris navigates her family’s secret past and unlocks her own future, in this emotionally evocative novel by New York Times bestselling author Juliet Blackwell. As a girl, Genevieve Martin spent the happiest summer of her life in Paris, learning the delicate art of locksmithing at her uncle’s side. But since then, living back in the States, she has become more private, more subdued. She has been an observer of life rather than an active participant, holding herself back from those around her, including her soon-to-be-ex-husband. Paris never really left Genevieve, and, as her marriage crumbles, she finds herself faced with an incredible opportunity: return to the magical city of her youth to take over her late uncle’s shop. But as she absorbs all that Parisian culture has to offer, she realizes the city also holds secrets about her family that could change her forever, and that locked doors can protect you or imprison you, depending on which side of them you stand.

📒Paris ✍ Cathy Muscat

â™ Book Title : Paris
✍Author : Cathy Muscat
â™›Publisher : Insight Shopping Guides
♣Release Date : 2004-02-24
âśżPages : 160
â™ ISBN : 9814120790
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťParis Book Synopsis : Provides detailed listings for a variety of restaurants in Paris, from the finest eating establishments to small, inexpensive neighborhood pubs.

â™ Book Title : New Metropolitan
✍Author :
â™›Publisher :
♣Release Date : 1913
âśżPages :
â™ ISBN : UVA:X030600881
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťNew Metropolitan Book Synopsis :

â™ Book Title : Metropolitan
✍Author :
â™›Publisher :
♣Release Date : 1912
âśżPages :
â™ ISBN : IND:32000000696924
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťMetropolitan Book Synopsis :

â™ Book Title : Homosexuality in French History and Culture
✍Author : Jeffrey Merrick
â™›Publisher : Routledge
♣Release Date : 2013-09-13
âśżPages : 308
â™ ISBN : 9781317992585
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťHomosexuality in French History and Culture Book Synopsis : Deconstruct changing representations of homosexuality with this important new work of cultural criticism! Homosexuality in French History and Culture explores episodes, patterns, and images of same-sex attraction in France from the sixteenth to the twenty-first century, from the essays of Michel de Montaigne to pride parades in contemporary Paris. This groundbreaking book documents the ways homosexuality has been named, experienced, regulated, understood, and imagined. During these centuries, homosexuality has been stigmatized as a sin, crime, or disease, and denounced as a threat to social order and national identity. Yet the rhetoric of condemnation has always co-existed with the reality of toleration. This groundbreaking collection analyzes the ways in which persecutions, as well as differences within minority sexual subcultures, have highlighted stereotypes and anxieties about class and age differences, gendered roles, and separatism. Homosexuality in French History and Culture offers historical and literary studies based on a wide variety of sources, including: novels, plays, and poetry gossip and satires police reports medical texts travel literature newspapers and periodicals memoirs Homosexuality in French History and Culture combines fresh, creative re-interpretation of familiar texts with exciting new explorations of neglected historical episodes and cultures. It is a landmark of meticulous scholarship and rigorous theoretical analysis, and a vital resource for scholars of queer theory, French history and culture, and literary criticism.

📒Paris Noir ✍ Aurélien Masson

â™ Book Title : Paris Noir
✍Author : Aurélien Masson
â™›Publisher : Akashic Books
♣Release Date : 2008-11-01
âśżPages : 300
â™ ISBN : 9781936070404
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Paris Noir Book Synopsis : class="MsoNormal">"The dank and sweaty crime scenes in Paris Noir…testify to the fact that the French invented “noir.” Among the jarring images in this story collection, Didier Daeninckx’s murky view of the after-hours scene in Porte Saint-Denis and Marc Villard’s gritty look at the sex trade in Les Halles are correctives to all those persistent romantic fantasies about the city.”—New York Times Paris Noir takes you on a ride through the old medieval center of town with its winding streets, its ghosts, and its secrets buried in history. This is more than an homage to the crime genre, to Melville and Godard, it’s also a lush introduction to the very best in French fiction. Brand-new stories from: Marc Villard, Didier Daeninckx, Jean-Bernard Pouy, Salim Bachi, Christophe Mercier, Jerome Leroy, DOA, Laurent Martin, Herve Prudon, Patrick Pecherot, Dominique Mainard, and Chantal Pelletier. Aurélien Masson is the director of la Série Noire at Gallimard, one of France’s leading publishing companies.