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A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France
3.81
really liked it
An excellent listen on a long distance ride. I really liked the reader, too. She was able to correctly pronounce French things. This is a real asset i ...more
Feb 26, 2015
Oct 09, 2011
 
Bruno, Chief of Police (Bruno, Chief of Police, #1)
3.84
really liked it
Wonderful. This book has been sitting on my shelf for years. If only I'd known.

Martin Walker paints a marvelous portrait of Bruno, the chief of police
...more
Jul 12, 2016
Oct 19, 2015
 
When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944
3.83
liked it
This was okay. Fairly interesting at times. Tale of how Parisians coped with occupation. Mostly anecdotal. But how else would the tale of Parisians co ...more
Dec 30, 2014
Sep 08, 2014
 
The Phantom of the Opera
3.97
really liked it
I didn't think I would like this. And, at first, I didn't. But at a certain point the story takes hold and it had me.

I really enjoyed this. Surprise
...more
Apr 27, 2016
May 15, 2011
 
The Algeria Hotel: France, Memory, and the Second World War
3.68
really liked it
This was probably actually ☆☆☆ 1/2 but got boosted up (rather than down) by the story of Tulle and, to a lesser extent, Orodour.

I'll finish this revi
...more
Dec 24, 2015
Jan 10, 2009
 
The Critic (Enzo Files, #2)
3.72
really liked it
Book #2 in the Enzo McLeod series. An American wine critic disappeared several years previous. Enzo goes to (I think) Bordeaux country to find out wha ...more
Jun 17, 2014
Jun 06, 2014
 
The Cost of Courage
3.85
liked it
This is probably 3 1/2*.

Moving tale of one young man in France joining the Resistance. He had a brother who tried to live a normal life. And he hadn't
...more
Sep 13, 2016
Jun 12, 2016
 
Dry Bones (Enzo Files, #1)
3.64
really liked it
I started this book in hardcover as Extraordinary People but had to take it back to the library. Eventually I found it on MP3 as Dry Bones.

This got b
...more
Jun 05, 2014
Nov 11, 2012
 
The Hotel Majestic (Maigret #20)
3.77
really liked it
Fairly quick read.

Simenon was faster than this reader. I didn't get it. Although all the clues were there.

Loved the locale ... how he just painted the
...more
Jun 21, 2011
Dec 29, 2010
 
Maigret and the Man on the Bench
3.78
really liked it
I really enjoy the Maigret series. I got started when we were assigned to read one in French class in college - that one was Maigret et Les Brave Gens ...more
Nov 07, 2012
Aug 04, 2012
 
The Sun Also Rises
3.83
really liked it
This is about the fourth time I've read this and I think I like it better every time.

Jun 22, 2010
Jan 31, 2009
 
A Moveable Feast
4.04
liked it
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Nov 03, 2010
Jan 03, 2009
 
Murder in the Marais (Aimee Leduc Investigations, #1)
3.38
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not set
Jun 06, 2011
 
The Killer of Little Shepherds: A True Crime Story and the Birth of Forensic Science
3.83
None
not set
Jun 12, 2011
 
Death in the City of Light: The Serial Killer of Occupied Paris
3.50
None
not set
Aug 07, 2011
 
Panama
3.10
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not set
Feb 16, 2010
 
The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont (Oxford Popular Fiction)
3.01
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Jan 08, 2012
 
Lest Innocent Blood Be Shed
4.09
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Feb 22, 2010
 
Paris: A Love Story
3.25
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Aug 18, 2012
 
Lock 14 (Inspector Maigret #2)
3.62
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Nov 10, 2012
 
The Chalk Circle Man (Commissaire Adamsberg, #1)
3.66
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Jan 01, 2010
 
The Bookseller: The First Hugo Marston Novel
3.69
None
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May 16, 2013
 
Paris France
3.50
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Jun 26, 2013
 
Paris to the Pyrenees: A Skeptic Pilgrim Walks the Way of Saint James
3.19
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Jul 19, 2013
 
The Real Midnight In Paris:  A History of the Expatriate
3.50
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Aug 06, 2013
 
A French Country Murder
3.56
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Mar 04, 2014
 
The Dreyfus Affair
3.72
None
not set
Apr 28, 2014
 
Wine and War: The French, the Nazis, and the Battle for France's Greatest Treasure
3.95
None
not set
Nov 18, 2009
 
The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris
3.55
None
not set
Jul 10, 2014
 
The Dynamite Club: How a Bombing in Fin-de-Siècle Paris Ignited the Age of Modern Terror
3.68
None
not set
Jun 20, 2009
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