"A useful and charming introduction to a nation that has oh-so-definitely helped make the modern world what it is... Horne does a service in helping the reading navigate the complexities of French history." Los Angeles Times From the aclaimed British historian and author of Seven Ages of Paris comes asweeping, grand narrative written with all the verve, erudition, and vividness that are his hallmarks. It recounts the hugely absorbing story of the country that has contributed to the world so much talent, style, and ...

La Belle France 2006, Vintage Books USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400034871

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