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by Tilar J. Mazzeo
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Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 4 years ago
When I first bought this book (based on reviews by BL friends) I couldn't wait to get started on it, but RL was busy at the time. In my excitement, I showed it to my mother-in-law, who promptly borrowed it. She returned it quickly, but the buzz had worn off and the book languished in my TBR for a ...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 4 years ago
This book is frustrating because it could have been so much more than it is. Mazzeo’s book advertises itself as a wartime history of a famous, very posh, in France during World War II. In the introduction (which is really one of two introductions), Mazzeo even makes a connection to the modern EU....
Degrees of Affection
Degrees of Affection rated it 6 years ago
This book was a mind-blowing experience for me. I'll admit, I'm not extremely knowledgeable on French history other then main events in France during WW II. After reading this, that is something I'm planning on rectifying. I'm hoping to pick up Dawn of the Belle Epoque first, but any other recommend...
M.W. Gerard
M.W. Gerard rated it 6 years ago
BrokenTune rated it 6 years ago
Ok, so as some of you know, I drew this book out of a number of potential reads on a trip to Paris recently. I'm really glad this was the book that accompanied me on the trip because not only did I stay just around the corner from Place Vendome but this was a thrilling read. If you are looking at ...
Reflections rated it 6 years ago
This entertaining history of the Paris Hôtel Ritz is told through stories of the many people who lived, worked, loved, drank, argued, and partied there, starting in La Belle Époque with hotel’s 1898 opening while the Dreyfus affair was polarizing French aristocrats, artists, and intellectuals. Soon...
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