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Roman Blood
Steven Saylor
Progress: 171/401 pages
Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child
Bob Spitz
Progress: 208/557 pages
Avant-gardes du XXe siècle: arts & littérature, 1905-1930
Serge Fauchereau
Caesar's Commentaries: On the Gallic War and On the Civil War
Julius Caesar
Les bûchers de Bocanegra
Arturo Pérez-Reverte
The Songs of the Kings
Barry Unsworth
Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories: Volumes I and II
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, Alan Lee

Balades littéraires dans Paris (1900-1945)

Balades littéraires dans Paris (1900-1945) - Jean-Christophe Sarot More 3 1/2 stars. This is a guide to roam around Paris on the trace of the writers, artists and poets of the first half of the 20th century that lived, created and died in Paris. The itineraries are very very imprecise. I have no idea if in real life they would work but has a way to introduce the players of the period, the events, the places where they all hanged out, drank, loved and some died it works. We trail Hemingway, Joyce, Pound in the years after WW1, we follow Picasso, Apollinaire and their friends around Montmartre before WW1. We walk along Aragon, Malraux, Breton and the French in the 1930's and the WW2 years, Paris during the occupation. It's a fascinating way to walk through that part of the century.