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Author: Francesca Cartier Brickell | Narrator: Hattie Morahan
Release Date: November 26, 2019
The captivating story of the family behind Cartier and the three brothers who turned their grandfather’s humble Parisian jewelry store into a global luxury icon—as told by a great-granddaughter with exclusive access to long-lost family ar...
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Author: 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. The ...
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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 BESTSELLER“Excellent…This book is as riveting as any thriller, and as hard to put down.” -- The New York Times Book Review"A compelling biography of a masterful spy, and a reminder of what can be done with a ...
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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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