Paris: Biography of a City


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'Paris is the World, the rest of the Earth is nothing but its suburbs' - Marivaux In this intelligently-written and supremely entertaining new history, Colin Jones seeks to give a sense of the city of Paris as it was lived in and experienced over time. The focal point of generation upon generation of admirers and detractors, a source of attraction or repulsion even for those who have never been there, Paris has witnessed more extraordinary events than any other major city. No spot on earth has been more walked around, ...

Paris: Biography of a City 2006, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140282924


Paris: Biography of a City 2004, Allen Lane, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780713993219