Horne's beautifully written masterpiece is indeed wordy - but in the best way.
This book is nonetheless masterful, with just the right amounts of information on the various events in the history of Paris.
It's little pieces of information such as this, which made the book an exceptionally fun as well as educating read.
Very engaging book that covers the history of Paris in a comprehensive, readable way.Published 1 month ago by Ceci
Not an "easy read," but the historical information is excellent! I bought this to prepare for my upcoming trip to Paris and I am very happy to with the knowledge.Published 3 months ago by Deaaurora8
I read this book before a trip to France and Paris. Changed my way of looking at and thinking about this country and its people. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Bob T
yes , this is a story of history, but an appealing one, traveling from the past allowes to know the present, Paris is not only a City is the resume of the occidental... Read morePublished 3 months ago by old fashion guy
I rarely write book reviews because reading is such a subjective enterprise that my comments may or may not have any bearing on whether another person enjoys the same book. Read morePublished 3 months ago by nycrinne
I read this just before my trip to Paris and the information and education made the trip more meaningful and enjoyable. Highly recommend it.Published 3 months ago by whj
Not sure how interesting it would be to someone who has never spent enough time in Paris to know the layout and the main landmarks of the city; but if you are familiar with Paris... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Grace H. Gentry
First, Mr. Horne's writing style is inviting. He enjoys the telling and that shows - fun to read, tons of information about the city. Read morePublished 4 months ago by M. Flynn
The book is of high quality, it was carefully packed and in good condition when arriving. It arrived quickly enough to me and the contents of the book are just as was described in... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Maarika Vaara