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Taste of Paris

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by Ducasse Alain
"Paris is a Mecca to haute cuisine, where history meets French gastronomy in all its grandeur and tradition. However, this labyrinth of timeless, charming bistros and brasseries is also a hotbed for experimentation and innovation. It is the cultural diversity and unexpected treasures within Paris I love." Join France's most celebrated chef on a personal journey around Paris as he reveals his favourite food...
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A Cook's Tour of France: Regional French Recipes

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by Gate, Gabriel
Every year in spring, Gabriel Gate spends two months travelling in his beloved native land, where he began as a chef more than 40 years ago. During these visits Gabriel delights in the top gourmet specialities of France's renowned cities and regions including Nice, Marseille, Provence, the Loire Valley and Paris. On his travels, Gabriel discovers the outstanding fish and seafood, excellent wines and liqueur...
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Memoirs of a Breton Peasant

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by Deguignet Jean-
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Expatriate Paris

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by Hansen Arlen J
Paris has long been a storied center of art and culture, and of romance, but in the 1920s its magnetism was especially irresistible. From around the world writers, artists, and composers steamed in, to visit or linger, some to reside. For travelers, Francophiles and the curious, this gossipy retrospective of expatriate life in Paris in is a mosaic of quick glimpses, a work of immense erudition spiced with a...
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Rick Steves French Phrase Book & Dictionary

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by Steves, Rick
Bonjour! From ordering a cafe au lait in Paris to making new friends in the Loire Valley, it helps to speak some of the native tongue. Rick Steves, bestselling author of travel guides to Europe, offers well-tested phrases and key words to cover every situation a traveler is likely to encounter. This handy guide provides key phrases for use in everyday circumstances and comes complete with phonetic spelling,...
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Dip into French

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by Berlitz
Organized by everyday themes for easy access, "Dip Into French" is the ideal companion for language learners or travellers who want to build their vocabulary in French. The book features the most important 1,000 words used in everyday language. Each word has simplified pronunciation and sample sentences to give the learner the correct context. The book is full of extra tips on language usage and a bilingual...
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Sweet Paris: A Love Affair with Parisian Pastries, Chocolates and Desserts

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by Paul, Michael
Any Parisian will tell you that theirs is the city of romance, light and delicious sweets that are like no others on earth. Take your tastebuds on a tour of Paris in this sumptuous collection of sweet pastries, magnifique desserts and chocolates to die for. Michael Paul's stunning photography captures the real ambience and joie de vivre of this remarkable city. Saunter past traditional pattiseries, sit w...
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Perfume From Provence

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by LADY FORTESCUE
The original story of falling for France, "Perfume from Provence" was first published in 1935 and became a best-seller. Winifred Fortescue was an actress who rubbed shoulders with the likes of Jerome K. Jerome and George Bernard Shaw when she married Sir John Fortescue, the king's librarian and archivist and famous historian of the British Army. Tempted by a better climate and the cheaper cost of living, th...
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Dictionary and Phrasebook of French Medical Terms

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by Richard Whiting
This dictionary and phrasebook contains essential language for communicating with pharmacies, doctors and hospitals in France. A clear introduction explains the French medical system, the procedure to follow and your entitlements whether you are a French resident or a visitor. It gives a step-by-step guide to registering with a doctor, claiming prescriptions, and getting emergency treatment. It includes hun...
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Psychogeography

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by Merlin Coverley
The term "psychogeography" is used to illustrate a bewildering array of ideas, from ley lines and the occult to urban walking and political radicalism--where does it come from and what exactly does it mean?
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Rosie's War

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by Rosemary Say
This is the paperback edition of the extraordinary and genuine account of Rosemary Say - a courageous young Englishwoman whose emigration to France in 1939 led her to suffer the horrors of life under the Nazis. Rosie, a young Englishwoman from a comfortable middle-class background, left her London home in 1939 to work as an au pair in Avignon in the South of France. Even the outbreak of war later that year ...
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Manon Lescaut

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by Antoine Francois Prevost
Manon Lescaut is a ground-breaking novel of passion and immorality, and one of the most famous love stories of all time. The Chevalier des Grieux is still a young man, but already life and bitter experience have worn him to a shell. The kindness of a stranger persuades him to reveal his troubles, the story of his helpless and ill-starred love for Manon, and the mutually destructive affair which has given hi...
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Our own piece of Paris

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by Ellie Nielsen
Two weeks, the two of us, nine million Parisians, no contest...This delightful and compelling account of one couple's attempt to buy their dream flat in Paris is a perfect summer read.Paris has seduced many, but for Ellie Nielsen it's true love. So deep is her infatuation that, if she can't have it all to herself she simply has to buy her own little piece of it. The object of her desire seems so simple: the...
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A Vineyard In The Dordogne

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by Jeremy Josephs
A generation ago, the Ryman family arrived in the Dordogne to follow a dream. To live in France. To make excellent wine in a vineyard of their own. And to have an elegant chateau as a home. Is this not everyone's secret desire? It did not take them long to discover and fall in love with Chateau de la Jaubertie, a beautiful 400 year old country mansion, built from soft golden sandstone and set in the heart o...
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Simple French Cooking - for English Homes

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by Boulestin/1
First published in June 1923 to immediate success, Xavier Marcel Boulestin's Simple French Cooking for English Homes did much to popularise French cuisine in the English-speaking world. In this charming book, chef, restaurateur and author Boulestin dispels the myth that French cooking is complicated, rich and full of nondescript dishes with pretentious names by offering over 300 delicious recipes - includin...
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Hemingway On Paris

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by Ernest Hemingway
'The scum of Greenwich Village, New York, has been skimmed off and deposited in large ladled on that section of Paris adjacent to the Cafe Rotonde. New scum, of course, has risen to take the place of the old, but the oldest scum, the thickest scum and the scummiest scum has come across the ocean, somehow, and with its afternoon and evening levees has made the Rotonde the leading Latin Quarter showplace for ...
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French for Kids

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Walks Through Lost Paris

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by Leonard Pitt
"Walks Through Lost Paris" chronicles Paris's great periods of urban reconstruction through four enlightening walking tours. Detailed maps lead the traveller on an itinerary to the perspectives of the photographers and artists who captured Paris through with their lenses and pens decades ago. In full-colour, hundreds of photos, diagrams, and engravings further bring to life the massive transformation that r...
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French Lessons

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by Justin North
French Lessons is a comprehensive and colourful guide to mastering French cooking from New Zealand's popular and innovative chefs. Drawing on his training and experience in the kitchens of French restaurants in Europe and Australia, Justin North has compiled this beautifully designed, all-encompassing volume that demystifies French cooking, explaining each technique in clear language as Justin guides home c...
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Rotis

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by Stephane Reynaud
"From Stephane Reynaud, the bestselling French author of Ripailles, comes this book about roasts. Pot-roasted or oven-roasted, Rotis turns up the heat on cooking a butcher shop window's worth of meat. There's a roast for every day - Monday's beef, Tuesday's veal, Wednesday's poultry, Thursday's pork, Friday's - you guessed it - fish, Saturday's lamb and Sunday, well, that's leftover night. Stephane also inc...
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