This "111 Places" guide to French Riviera profiles so many strange and original places that it will surprise even loyal residents. Each hidden gem reveals the history and unique flavor of that stretch of Mediterranean coastline.
Cooper brings mixes actual events and the history of World War II in Europe with a wholly invented and imaginative tale of an eccentric royal family on a windswept island kingdom in the Bay of Biscay in this marvelous tale that will appeal especially to teenagers.
A loving portrait, guide and history of Paris and, especially, of the old houses and byways of Marias. The book -- an excellent traveler's companion -- evokes the character and long history of the City of Light.