An American born in Paris at the turn of the last century, Julian Green takes the reader on an imaginative stroll around the French capital, revealing its secret stairways, courtyards, and alleys. From haunted visions of Notre Dame to memories of the old Trocadero, Green describes strange and little-known locations as well as the great sights. A special bilingual edition illustrated with Green's own photographs, this is a book to treasure, containing the hidden delights of Paris in an intimate literary portrait.
Julian Green published over 70 books in France and was a member of both the AcadA(c)mie FranAaise and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Julian Green published over 70 books in France and was a member both of the Academie Francaise and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
'Exquisitely literary in a traditional French manner' - New York Review of Books 'The most bizarre and delicious of travel books' - Observer