The Other Paris (Paperback)

Luc Sante

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Paris, the City of Light, the city of fine dining, seductive couture and intellectual hauteur, was until fairly recently always accompanied by its shadow: the city of the poor, the outcast, the criminal, the eccentric, the willfully nonconforming. In The Other Paris, Luc Sante gives us a panoramic view of that second metropolis, whose traces are in the bricks and stones of the contemporary city, and in the culture of France itself. Richly illustrated with over three hundred images, The Other Paris reclaims the city from the modern bon vivants and speculators; scuttling through the knotted streets, through the whorehouses and dance halls, the knock-out shops and hobo shelters of the old city.


Product Details

  • Product code: AWMYJ
  • ISBN: 9780571241293
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 23.8cm x 24.2cm
  • Pages: 320
  • Publish date: Thu Jan 05 00:00:00 GMT 2017
  • Book points: 15

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