Joseph Roth, the greatest European newspaper correspondent of his age, left the splintering Weimar Republic for Paris in 1925 and, as an Austrian Jew, was exiled there for the rest of his life. Collected together here for the first time in English, these exhilarating pieces evoke a world of suppleness, beauty and promise. From the port town of Marseilles to the Riviera of Nice and Monte Carlo, to the erotic hill country around Avignon; from the socialist workers and cattlemen with whom Roth ate breakfast, to prostitutes and ...

The White Cities: Reports from France 1925-1939 2013, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781847086204

2nd edition


White Cities: Reports from France 1925 1939 2004, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781862075542