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Hardcover. Pub Date: 2011 Pages: 416 Publisher: WW Norton & Co. In one of the most ... more

Inventive travel books in years. INA Caro invites
readers on twenty-five one-day train TRIPS that
depart from Paris and Transport us back through
seven hundred years of French history. Whether
taking us to Orleans to evoke the miraculous
visions of Joan of Arc. to Versailles to
experience the flamboyant achievements of Louis
XIV or to the Place de la Concorde to witness the
beheading of Marie Antoinette. Caro animates
history with her lush descriptions of
architectural splendours and tales of court
intrigue. Organising her destinations
chronologically. Caro appeals not only to the
casual tourist but also to the armchair reader.
Caro's passion for and knowledge of France are so
impressive that Paris to the Past promises to
become one of the classic guidebooks of our time.

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Paris to the Past: Traveling Through French History by Train - Ina Caro

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Paris to the Past In one of the most inventive travel books in years, Caro invites readers ... more

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Title Paris to the Past: Traveling Through History By Train
EAN 9780393078947
ISBN 0393078949
Type Non-fiction
Genre Travel
Subgenre Region Travel Guide
Author Ina Caro
Publisher WW Norton & Co.

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