The Queen of Paris
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

The Queen of Paris


  • Author : Pamela Binnings Ewen
  • Publisher : Blackstone Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-04-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781982546946


The Queen of Paris Book Description :

Legendary fashion designer Coco Chanel is revered for her sophisticated style—the iconic little black dress—and famed for her intoxicating perfume Chanel No. 5. Yet behind the public persona is a complicated woman of intrigue, shadowed by mysterious rumors. The Queen of Paris, the new novel from award-winning author Pamela Binnings Ewen, vividly imagines the hidden life of Chanel during the four years of Nazi occupation in Paris in the midst of WWII—as discovered in recently unearthed wartime files. Coco Chanel could be cheerful, lighthearted, and generous; she also could be ruthless, manipulative, even cruel. Against the winds of war, with the Wehrmacht marching down the Champs-Élysées, Chanel finds herself residing alongside the Reich’s H...

The Queen of Paris
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

The Queen of Paris


  • Author : Pamela Binnings Ewen
  • Publisher : Blackstone Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-04-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1982546840


The Queen of Paris Book Description :

Legendary fashion designer Coco Chanel is revered for her sophisticated style--the iconic little black dress--and famed for her intoxicating perfume Chanel No. 5. Yet behind the public persona is a complicated woman of intrigue, shadowed by mysterious rumors. The Queen of Paris, the new novel from award-winning author Pamela Binnings Ewen, vividly imagines the hidden life of Chanel during the four years of Nazi occupation in Paris in the midst of WWII--as discovered in recently unearthed wartime files. Coco Chanel could be cheerful, lighthearted, and generous; she also could be ruthless, manipulative, even cruel. Against the winds of war, with the Wehrmacht marching down the Champs-Élysées, Chanel finds herself residing alongside the Reich's High C...

Zelda  The Queen of Paris

Zelda The Queen of Paris


  • Author : Paul Chutkow
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2011-10-04
  • Genre: Pets
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780762777259


Zelda The Queen of Paris Book Description :

A true story of the luckiest dog in the world....

An Accidental Life
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

An Accidental Life


  • Author : Pamela Binnings Ewen
  • Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780805464320


An Accidental Life Book Description :

A New Orleans senior district attorney and his lawyer wife are caught up in a faith-testing courtroom battle involving the rights of infants born alive during abortions....

The Queen s Embroiderer
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Queen s Embroiderer


  • Author : Joan DeJean
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2018-05-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781632864765


The Queen s Embroiderer Book Description :

From the author of How Paris Became Paris, a sweeping history of high finance, the origins of high fashion, and a pair of star-crossed lovers in 18th-century France. Paris, 1719. The stock market is surging and the world's first millionaires are buying everything in sight. Against this backdrop, two families, the Magoulets and the Chevrots, rose to prominence only to plummet in the first stock market crash. One family built its name on the burgeoning financial industry, the other as master embroiderers for Queen Marie-Thérèse and her husband, King Louis XIV. Both patriarchs were ruthless money-mongers, determined to strike it rich by arranging marriages for their children. But in a Shakespearean twist, two of their children fell in love. To remain ...

Paris Savages

Paris Savages


  • Author : Katherine Johnson
  • Publisher : Allison & Busby Ltd
  • Release Date : 2020-07-23
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780749026073


Paris Savages Book Description :

‘A masterful work, fully realised and richly embroidered’ Alice Nelson, author of The Children’s House Fraser Island, Australia 1882. The population of the Badtjala people is in sharp decline following a run of brutal massacres. When German scientist Louis Müller offers to sail three Badtjala people – Bonny, Jurano and Dorondera – to Europe to perform to huge crowds, the proud and headstrong Bonny agrees, hoping to bring his people’s plight to the Queen of England. Accompanied by Müller’s bright daughter, Hilda, the group begins their journey to belle-époque Europe to perform in Hamburg, Berlin, Paris and eventually London. While crowds in Europe are enthusiastic to see the unique dances, singing, fights and pole climbing from the ol...

The Queen of the Night
Score: 4
From 21 Ratings

The Queen of the Night


  • Author : Alexander Chee
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2016-02-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780544106604


The Queen of the Night Book Description :

National Bestseller New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice | An Indie Next Pick A Best Book of the Year from NPR, Boston Globe, Buzzfeed, Esquire, San Francisco Chronicle,Time Out, Self, Jezebel, The Portland Mercury, Electric Literature, and Entropy Magazine “It just sounds terrific. It sounds like opera.” —Joan Acocella, The New Yorker “Sprawling, soaring, bawdy, and plotted like a fine embroidery.” —Scott Simon, NPR “Dazzling.” —Wall Street Journal | “A brilliant performance.” —Washington Post “Sweeping, richly detailed.” —People | “Masterful.” —Wired | “Spellbinding.” —BuzzFeed A “wild opera of a novel,”* The Queen of the Night tells the mesmerizing story of Lilliet Berne, an orphan who left the...

Walks Through Marie Antoinette s Paris

Walks Through Marie Antoinette s Paris


  • Author : Diana Reid Haig
  • Publisher : Ravenhall Books
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105128295651


Walks Through Marie Antoinette s Paris Book Description :

Diana Reid Haig walks the reader through modern Paris and the palaces which surround it, pointing out all the key places connected to Marie Antoinette. She gives us the history, anecdotes and shows where Antoinette spent good times as well as bad....

The Heart Is a Burial Ground
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Heart Is a Burial Ground


  • Author : Tamara Colchester
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2018-03-08
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781471165733


The Heart Is a Burial Ground Book Description :

'There is an addictive pungency to this exotic tale of lives lived loudly' Sunday Times 'The remarkable life of Caresse Crosby, now retold by her great-granddaughter' Observer A vivid and inventive debut novel about four generations of women in a family, their past and their legacy, which evokes the work of Kate Atkinson, Tessa Hadley and Virginia Baily. 'I will describe it as best I can. This is their story. Or perhaps just mine. Let us begin, again . . .' On a brisk day in 1970, a daughter arrives at her mother’s home to take care of her as she nears the end of her life. ‘Home’ is the sprawling Italian castle of Roccasinibalda, and Diana’s mother is the legendary Caresse Crosby, one half of literature’s most scandalous couple in 1920s Par...

The Paris Model

The Paris Model


  • Author : Alexandra Joel
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-09-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780063031975


The Paris Model Book Description :

A lush debut novel in the vein of Kathleen Tessaro’s international bestseller, Elegance, about a beautiful woman working as a model for Christian Dior in postwar Paris, who discovers astonishing secrets about herself and the fabulous people around her. Raised on a vast Australian sheep farm, the beautiful Grace Woods is compelled to travel to tumultuous, postwar Paris in order to start a new life. While working as a glamorous model for Christian Dior, the world’s newly acclaimed emperor of fashion, Grace mixes with counts and princesses, authors and artists, diplomats and politicians. Amongst those she befriends are Pablo Picasson, Julia Childs, and the future Jackie Kennedy. But when Grace falls in love with the handsome Phillippe Boyer, she doe...