Modern Classics Paris by Julian GreenModern Classics Paris by Julian Green

Modern Classics Paris

byJulian Green

Paperback | June 26, 2012

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Julian Green was born to American parents in Paris in 1900, and spent most of his life in the French capital. Paris is an extraordinary, lyrical love letter to the city, taking the reader on an imaginative journey around its secret stairways, courtyards, alleys and hidden places. Whether evoking the cool of a deserted church on a hot summer's day, remembering Notre Dame in a winter storm in 1940, describing chestnut trees lit up at night like 'Japanese lanterns' or lamenting the passing of street cries and old buildings, his book is filled with unforgettable imagery. It is a meditation on getting lost and wasting time, and on what it truly means to know a city.
Julian Green was born in Paris in 1900 and spent most of his extraordinary literary career there, writing in French for a wide European readership. He published over sixty-five books in France, including novels, essays, plays and fourteen volumes of his journal. In addition, he published five celebrated books in the United States. Duri...
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Title:Modern Classics ParisFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7.75 × 5.25 × 0.45 inPublished:June 26, 2012Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0141194650

ISBN - 13:9780141194653

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