Paris the novel

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From Edward Rutherfurd, the grand master of the historical novel, comes a dazzling epic about the magnificent city of Paris. Moving back and forth in time, the story unfolds through intimate and thrilling tales of self-discovery, divided loyalty, and long-kept secrets. As various characters come of age, seek their fortunes, and fall in and out of love, the novel follows nobles who claim descent from the hero of the celebrated poem The Song of Roland; a humble family that embodies the ideals of the French Revolution; a pair of brothers from the slums behind Montmartre, one of whom works on the Eiffel Tower as the other joins the underworld near the Moulin Rouge; and merchants who lose everything during the reign of Louis XV, rise again in the age of Napoleon, and help establish Paris as the great center of art and culture that it is today. With Rutherfurd’s unrivaled blend of impeccable research and narrative verve, this bold novel brings the sights, scents, and tastes of the City of Light to brilliant life.

Titre original : Paris the novel

3 éditions pour ce livre

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2013 Editions Ballantine Books

Anglaise Langue anglaise | 832 pages

2013 Editions Doubleday

Anglaise Langue anglaise | 809 pages | ISBN : 9780385676199

2013 Editions Salamandra

Espagnole Langue espagnole | 843 pages | ISBN : 9788499186627

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1 commentaire

  • Grominou Le 08 Juillet 2020 à 23:19
    Pas mauvais, j'ai même versé une larme à la fin, mais ce n'est pas le meilleur de cet auteur que j'aime beaucoup.

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