Publish date: May 5th 2013
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Pages no: 809
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
by Edward Rutherfurd Like other books written by Rutherfurd, history is illustrated within intertwining stories of people and families covering a sequence of centuries showing life and how it developed within the chosen city, in this case, Paris. I enjoyed the book a lot, though it didn't have q...
I enjoyed this book. But I think I was predisposed to like the novel as I love Paris. I enjoyed reading about the history. I liked reading about the trajectory of each family and how their lives were intertwined across the generations. Some of it was cliched, but overall it's a good read.
An exciting, complex adventure through French history, Paris kept me captivated for over 800 pages - or rather what ended up being an entire month's worth of audiobook listening time. This may have been 5 stars if I had read it rather than listening. Finding the family tree on Edward Rutherfurd's we...
"Paris" is the story of three families: the aristocratic Cygnes, and the poor/peasant LeSourds and Gascons. Author Edward Rutherfurd takes us through the families' history ... and how they intertwine ... from the 17th Century up through 1968.Along the way, we see the French Revolution, the Belle Epo...
3 ½ starsI’m a fan Rutherfurd's sweeping epics, but this is not one of my favorites. I think this is partly because he changed his style of writing. Instead of his usual linear approach where he begins in ancient times and moves forward to the present, this book is set mostly during the late 1800's ...