Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Riviera Set: From Queen Victoria to Princess Grace” as Want to Read:
The Riviera Set: From Queen Victoria to Princess Grace
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Riviera Set: From Queen Victoria to Princess Grace

3.93  ·  Rating details ·  30 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Picasso to F. Scott Fitzgerald, Winston Churchill to sex kitten Brigitte Bardot. The glorious strip of Mediterranean beach stretching from Marseilles to Monaco still attracts writers, artists, film stars, and scoundrels. Betcherman's rich account will delight tourists and armchair travelers alike. ...more
ebook, 0 pages
Published December 15th 2010 by Smashwords Edition
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Riviera Set, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Riviera Set

Community Reviews

Showing 1-30
Average rating 3.93  · 
Rating details
 ·  30 ratings  ·  2 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Start your review of The Riviera Set: From Queen Victoria to Princess Grace
Sarah
Full of interesting stories and a good history of the different 'moods' of the Riviera. Unfortunately the ending felt slightly rushed (compared to the time spent on earlier time periods) and the book could also benefit from some tightening up. However, it was very enjoyable! ...more
JOHN C BOYD
rated it really liked it
Jan 14, 2021
Amy
rated it really liked it
Sep 25, 2013
Mark Weston
rated it it was ok
Sep 19, 2019
Cheryl Fockler
rated it really liked it
Aug 30, 2018
Lindsay Goodwin
rated it really liked it
May 10, 2019
Chairmane Fernando
rated it really liked it
Nov 24, 2019
Carol
rated it liked it
Jun 15, 2013
Ayelet Waldman
Research.
Carolyn Pihl
rated it really liked it
Jan 25, 2020
Robert Smith
rated it it was amazing
May 31, 2017
SoundofSilence_BookFan
rated it really liked it
Jun 04, 2013
Bev
rated it it was amazing
Aug 05, 2011
BookQueen
rated it really liked it
Sep 29, 2020
Beverley
rated it it was amazing
Jan 24, 2012
ann horgan
rated it really liked it
May 04, 2019
Jane Wignell
rated it really liked it
Nov 05, 2017
Francesca Romana
rated it it was amazing
Oct 06, 2016
Paulina Porizkova
rated it it was amazing
Jun 06, 2014
Ruxandra
rated it it was ok
Jul 24, 2015
Cheryl Bell
rated it liked it
May 10, 2018
Barnali Das
rated it really liked it
Sep 02, 2015
Denise Merry
rated it liked it
May 26, 2018
Michael Betcherman
rated it it was amazing
Jun 25, 2014
i j jacobs
rated it really liked it
Jan 17, 2016
Kathy
rated it it was amazing
Jun 08, 2020
marcella finnegan
rated it liked it
Jun 18, 2019
Lori Turec
rated it really liked it
Mar 30, 2013
Kris
rated it it was amazing
Apr 04, 2012
Emily
rated it really liked it
Apr 22, 2013
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Readers also enjoyed

  • An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (Cordelia Gray, #1)
  • The Detection Collection
  • Broken Music
  • Maigret and the Old People (Inspector Maigret Book 56)
  • Striptease
  • Spook Street (Slough House, #4)
  • Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of the Rock Stars 1955-1994
  • The Catch (Slough House, #6.5)
  • The Custard Heart
  • The Blood Doctor
  • Dickens Of London
  • Before He Kills Again (Detective Cassie Rowan #1)
  • The Boss
  • The Life of Raymond Chandler
  • The Rumour
  • A Life By Design: The Art and Lives of Florence Broadhurst
  • Agent Sonya: Moscow's Most Daring Wartime Spy
  • A Sleeping Life (Inspector Wexford, #10)
See similar books…

Related Articles

Happy Women's History Month! One of the undisputedly good things about modern scholarship is that women’s history is finally getting its due....
20 likes · 2 comments
“Alexander Dumas, pere, whose son created the most famous consumptive of all in La Dame aux Camelias, observed in 1847 that “frail pale women come to Nice to die,” and he criticized the townsfolk for “living at the expense of the sick foreigners.” 0 likes
“While the English were lording it at Cannes the Russians were the dominant foreigners at Nice.” 0 likes
More quotes…