Paris: The Novel
Publish date: April 23rd 2013
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
Pages no: 800
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
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 ...
"It was only a matter of time before the author of New York, London, and Russka would invite us into a comparable multigenerational tale about Paris. Stretching from the medieval construction of Notre Dame to the 1968 student revolt and beyond, this panoramic new novel exhibits Rutherford's lifelong...
I remember reading Rutherfurd's first historical epic, Sarum, and being swept away by the story of Salisbury, England and its families through the centuries. Since then, Rutherfurd has written several more of these historical novels, about Russia, Ireland, London and New York.Rutherfurd has develope...
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