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Author: Francesca Cartier Brickell | Narrator: Hattie Morahan
Release Date: November 26, 2019
“An enchanting jewel of a book.”—Douglas Smith, author of Former People: The Final Days of the Russian Aristocracy The captivating story of the family behind the Cartier empire and the three brothers who turned their grandfather&rsq...
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Author: Ken Follett | Narrator: Ken Follett
Release Date: October 29, 2019
“The wonderful cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris, one of the greatest achievements of European civilization, was on fire. The sight dazed and disturbed us profoundly. I was on the edge of tears. Something priceless was dying in front of our eyes...
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Author: Sue Roe | Narrator: Kristin Atherton
Release Date: August 20, 2019
"Describes with plenty of colour how surrealism, from Rene Magritte's bowler hats to Salvador Dali's watches, was born and developed." - The Times (UK)As she did for the Modernists In Montmartre, noted art historian and biographer Sue Roe now te...
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Author: Sonia Purnell | Narrator: Juliet Stevenson
Release Date: April 09, 2019
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERChosen as a BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR by NPR, the New York Public Library, the Seattle Times, the Washington Independent Review of Books, BookBrowse, the Spectator, and the Times of London“Excellent…This book is as...
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Author: Mark Braude | Narrator: Mark Braude
Release Date: October 09, 2018
Part forensic investigation, part dramatic jailbreak adventure, Mark Braude's The Invisible Emperor is a gripping narrative history of Napoleon Bonaparte's ten-month exile on the Mediterranean island of ElbaIn the spring of 1814, Napoleon Bonaparte w...
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Author: Caroline Weber | Narrator: Suzanne Toren
Release Date: May 22, 2018
From the author of the acclaimed Queen of Fashion--a brilliant look at the glittering world of turn-of-the-century Paris through the first in-depth study of the three women Proust used to create his supreme fictional character, the Duchesse de Guerma...
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Author: Sue Roe | Narrator: Emma Bering
Release Date: April 21, 2015
A lively and deeply researched group biography of the figures who transformed the world of art in bohemian Paris in the first decade of the twentieth centuryIn Montmartre is a colorful history of the birth of Modernist art as it arose from one of the...
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Author: Andrew Roberts | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: November 04, 2014
The definitive biography of the great soldier-statesman by the New York Times bestselling author of The Storm of WarAusterlitz, Borodino, Waterloo: his battles are among the greatest in history, but Napoleon Bonaparte was far more than...
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Author: Kathryn Harrison | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Release Date: October 28, 2014
The profoundly inspiring and fully documented saga of Joan of Arc, the young peasant girl whose "voices" moved her to rally the French nation and a reluctant king against British invaders in 1428, has fascinated artistic figures as diverse as William...
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Author: Steven Levingston | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: February 25, 2014
A delicious account of a murder most gallic—think CSI Paris meets Georges Simenon—whose lurid combination of sex, brutality, forensics, and hypnotism riveted first a nation and then the world.Little Demon in the City of Light is the thril...
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Author: Tom Reiss | Narrator: Paul Michael
Release Date: September 18, 2012
WINNER OF THE 2013 PULITZER PRIZE FOR BIOGRAPHYGeneral Alex Dumas is a man almost unknown today, yet his story is strikingly familiar—because his son, the novelist Alexandre Dumas, used his larger-than-life feats as inspiration for su...
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Author: David King | Narrator: Paul Michael
Release Date: September 20, 2011
The gripping, true story of a brutal serial killer who unleashed his own reign of terror in Nazi-Occupied Paris. As decapitated heads and dismembered body parts surfaced in the Seine, Commissaire Georges-Victor Massu, head of the Brigade Criminelle, ...
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