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11%OFFJeremy Mercer - 'BOOKS, BAGUETTES AND BEDBUGS' - 9780753820582 - V9780753820582
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'BOOKS, BAGUETTES AND BEDBUGS'

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Description for 'BOOKS, BAGUETTES AND BEDBUGS' Paperback. Enchanting memoir of a struggling writer living and working in the eccentric Parisian bookshop, 'Shakespeare and Company' Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1DDF; BGA; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 264.
Enchanting memoir of a struggling writer living and working in the eccentric Parisian bookshop, 'Shakespeare and Company' 'Completely riveting ...a vivid picture of modern Paris' OBSERVER 'Shakespeare and Company' in Paris is one of the world's most famous bookshops. The original store opened in 1921 and became known as the haunt of literary greats, such as Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, George Bernard Shaw, Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein and James Joyce. Sadly the shop was forced to close in 1941, but that was not the end of 'Shakespeare and Company'... In 1951 another ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
PHOENIX
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
Weight
263g
Number of Pages
272
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780753820582
SKU
V9780753820582
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-50

About Jeremy Mercer
Jeremy Mercer is a Canadian ex-journalist who lives in Marseille, France.

Reviews for 'BOOKS, BAGUETTES AND BEDBUGS'
Completely riveting... [a] vivid picture of modern Paris, a city of tourism and immigration with a very hard edge to it. Mercer is particularly good on his fellow lodgers above the shop... Watching them interact is like viewing a thinking person's BIG BROTHER
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An affectionate, revealing slice of life at the most singular, eccentric and magical of ... Read more

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