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The Little Breton Bistro

Author : Nina George
ISBN : 9780349142210
Genre : Fiction
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From the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of The Little Paris Bookshop, an extraordinary novel about self-discovery and new beginnings. 'A life-affirming novel' Sunday Express 'An enchanting, uplifting read' Independent on The Little Paris Bookshop Marianne Messmann longs to escape her loveless marriage. On a trip to Paris, she throws herself into the Seine, but is rescued by a passer-by. While recovering in hospital, Marianne sees a painting of a beautiful port town and decides to embark on a final adventure. Once in Brittany, she befriends a host of colourful characters who gather in a seaside bistro called Ar Mor. Among food, music and laughter, Marianne discovers a new version of herself - passionate, carefree and powerful. That is until her past comes calling . . . The Little Breton Bistro is a captivating love letter to second chances. 'A true gem for fiction lovers' Good Housekeeping on The Little Paris Bookshop

The Book Of Dreams

Author : Nina George
ISBN : 9781471182983
Genre : Fiction
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From the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of The Little Paris Bookshop, comes a delightful, offbeat, charming and bittersweet tale about the distance one man will travel for the sake of love and friendship. Henri is about to meet his teenage son, Sam, for the first time. But as Henri crosses Hammersmith Bridge, an accident happens. Sam reads about it in the newspaper - his father is a hero, now in a coma in hospital. So their first meeting takes place there, alongside the hospital’s neurologist, whom the staff name God and is the first person to treat Sam as an equal in intelligence. And that’s because Sam, due to a condition called synaesthesia, can sense things the doctors can’t - he can see the colours of his father’s thoughts and dreams, and many relationships build from this. This beautiful novel is warm, wise, wry look at what love means. It’s about fathers and sons, friendship and family, life, death and making peace with the past in order to find a future. Praise for Nina George’s novels: ‘This charming tale is already a bestseller in Germany. For fans of Like Water for Chocolate and Amelie’Red ‘George uses a heady cocktail of literature and more sensual pleasures to create a wonderfully offbeat romance’ Mail on Sunday ‘Glowing . . . layered with wit, enchanting writing and a love of books’ Daily Mail ‘A true gem for fiction lovers’ Good Housekeeping ‘A captivating curiosity, for those who still believe in love and books, friendship and food, happiness and romance’ Saga ‘A capricious, meandering journey of love, loss and wonderful food, so beautifully described. I enjoyed every moment’ Carole Matthews ‘If you're looking to be charmed right out of your own life for a few hours, sit down with this wise and winsome novel . . . Everything happens just as you want it to . . . from poignant moments to crystalline insights in exactly the right measure’ oprah.com 'An enchanting, uplifting read . . . the sort of book that acts as a soothing tonic as you read' Independent 'A life-affirming novel' Sunday Express

The Little Paris Bookshop

Author : Nina George
ISBN : 9780349140360
Genre : Fiction
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The international bestseller, translated from the German by Simon Pare. On a beautifully restored barge on the Seine, Jean Perdu runs a bookshop; or rather a 'literary apothecary', for this bookseller possesses a rare gift for sensing which books will soothe the troubled souls of his customers. The only person he is unable to cure, it seems, is himself. He has nursed a broken heart ever since the night, twenty-one years ago, when the love of his life fled Paris, leaving behind a handwritten letter that he has never dared read. His memories and his love have been gathering dust - until now. The arrival of an enigmatic new neighbour in his eccentric apartment building on Rue Montagnard inspires Jean to unlock his heart, unmoor the floating bookshop and set off for Provence, in search of the past and his beloved.

Shame And Glory Of The Intellectuals

Author : Peter Viereck
ISBN : 9781351491013
Genre : Political Science
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In this classic volume, written at the height of the Cold War, with a new preface of 2006, Peter Viereck, one of the foremost intellectual spokesmen of modern conservatism, examines the differing responses of American and European intellectuals to the twin threats of Nazism and Soviet communism. In so doing, he seeks to formulate a humanistic conservatism with which to counter the danger of totalitarian thought in the areas of politics, ethics, and art.The glory of the intellectuals was the firm moral stance they took against Nazism at a time when appeasement was the preferred path of many politicians; their shame lay in their failure to recognize the brutality of Stalinism to the extent of becoming apologists for or accomplices of its tyranny. In Viereck's view, this failure is rooted in an abandonment of humane values that he sees as a legacy of nineteenth-century romanticism and certain strands of modernist thought and aesthetics.Among his targets are literary obscurantism as personified by Ezra Pound, the academicization of literary culture, the rigidity of adversarial avant-gardism, and the failure of many writers and cultural institutions to conserve the very heritage their political freedom and security depend on. Viereck represents their attitude in a series of satirical dialogues with Gaylord Babbitt, son of Sinclair Lewis' embodiment of conservative philistinism. Babbitt Junior is as unreflective as his father, but the objects of his credulity are the received ideas of liberal progressivism and avant-garde mandarinism. Ultimately, Viereck's critique stands as a timely rebuke to the extremism of both left and right.

Will The Real King Arthur Please Stand Up

Author : Ronald William Millar
ISBN : UOM:39015005871614
Genre : Britons
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The Reporter

Author : Max Ascoli
ISBN : STANFORD:36105011885477
Genre : World politics
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Paris By Bistro

Author : Christine Graf
ISBN : 1566564743
Genre : Business & Economics
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Bistros transport us into the Paris of our collective memory, of our youthful imagination, of literary legend. Here are the haunts of Henry Miller, the hangouts for Hemingway and Fitzgerald, the watering spots for Richard Wright and James Baldwin. In Paris by Bistro, you enter the neighborhoods of the tiny narrow streets, pass the smoky clubs and steamy little restaurants. You learn the character of each district and encounter a Paris that you might think no longer existed. On the way to becoming better acquainted with the city, you'll find yourself in a cafe-chantant in Edith Piaf's neighborhood, where the often raucous entertainment is part of the modest price. You'll try a bistro where a former U.S. President is sometimes glimpsed among the diners. You'll sample the fare at an all-night restaurant that's an institution in Les Halles, and you may find yourself next to an official of the Cordon Bleu in his favorite bistro, a little-known gem in the 15th district. Book jacket.

Time Out London

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ISBN : 014029404X
Genre : London (England)
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This edition has been comprehensively revised and updated by a London-based team of writers and researchers. it provides listings information and informed critical comment on all that London has to offer. interesting suburbs; information on accommodation for all budgets; reviews of the capital's best shops; arts and entertainment; and restaurants, bars and pubs in one of the world's top cities for eating and drinking.

Frommer S Paris From 80 A Day 2000

Author : Jeanne Oliver
ISBN : 0028631390
Genre : Travel
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"Written by travel veterans with a nose for comfort.… Accuracy: high." —Details magazine Everything You Need for an Unforgettable—and Affordable—Trip! Inviting places to stay, from charming Left Bank hotels to cozy rooms around the corner from Notre Dame—for as little as $30 per person a night! Great dining at unbelievably low prices, from $8 crepe lunches to a memorable $18 menu du jour at a Right Bank bistro A complete budget guide to the city's sights, from the galleries of the Louvre to the haunts of Picasso, Piaf, and de Gaulle—plus great neighborhood strolls The best buys, from boutique bargains to flea market finds Low-cost nightlife in the City of Light: free classical concerts, dance clubs, cabaret, moonlit walks along the Seine, and more Detailed, accurate two-color city, neighborhood, and transit maps Frommer's. The Name You Can Trust. Find us online at www.frommers.com

Vermont Magazine

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ISBN : WISC:89082469495
Genre : Vermont
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