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Anthologies (various) Constantine, H: Paris tales

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Paris Tales is a highly evocative collection of stories by French and Francophone writers who have been inspired by specific locations in this most visited of capital cities. The twenty-two stories - by well-known writers including Nerval, Maupassant, Colette, and Echenoz - provide a captivating glimpse into Parisian life from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day.

The stories take us on an atmospheric tour of the arrondissements and quartiers of Paris, charting the changing nature of the city and its inhabitants, and viewing it through the eyes of characters such as the provincial lawyer's wife seeking excitement, a runaway schoolboy sleeping rough, and a lottery-winning policeman. From the artists' haunts of Montmartre to the glamorous cafés of Saint-Germain, from the shouts of demonstrators on Boul Mich' to the tranquillity of Parc Monceau, Paris Tales offers a fascinating literary panorama of Paris. Illustrated with maps and striking photographs, the book will appeal to all those who wish to uncover the true heart of this seductive city.

Series Anthologies (various) Title Paris tales
Subject French Language English
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date February 2006 Authors Helen Constantine
Binding Paperback Pages 256
Size(mm) N/A Weight (gms) 270
ESB Code 321303 ISBN 9780192805744
Inspection Copy No Delivery Limited Stock
  Price £9.99

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