The Little Pleasures of Paris by Leslie Jonath

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Read The Little Pleasures of Paris Online Free - Take an enchanting tour of Paris's most charming places, objects, and pasttimes in this lovingly compiled Francophile handbook. Organized by season, The Little Pleasures of Paris takes the reader through a year's worth of quintessentially Parisian experiences, from secret gardens bursting with roses to exotic plumage at the city's bird market, candied violets at Paris's oldest sweet shop, dazzling colors in the stained glass at Sainte-Chapelle, and more. The friendly text and whimsical illustrations make this delightful volume a poetic letter to the City of Light. Unusual details that might otherwise go unnoticed are celebrated and offer a uniquely intimate perspective in this triomphe of je ne sais quoi and joi de vivre!

Title : The Little Pleasures of Paris
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ISBN : 145214172X
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 112 pages


Laura (Bookies & Cookies) rated it ★★☆☆☆

November 18, 2017

Definitely made me want to visit Paris more urgently, but it felt more like a travel guide than an aesthetically pleasing book (though it was that, as well). The illustrations were the highlight, but I still found myself looking up picture references of the places mentioned to get a grasp. Maybe...

Deb (Readerbuzz) rated it ★★★★★

July 19, 2017

All the wonderful places to visit in Paris, together with watercolor paintings of the sites and a little blurb about each...excellent!

Jaclyn rated it ★★★★☆

July 05, 2017

A very charming book. Each page describes a "little pleasure" of Paris in a paragraph or two and it is accompanied by a lovely illustrations. After having just gotten back from Paris, I can attest to many of these little pleasures - they are as the author claims! I also started a list for all of...

Cindy rated it ★★★★☆

September 02, 2017

Another little gem about Paris filled with beautiful illustrations!

Debbie rated it ★★★★★

June 26, 2016

I really enjoyed this lovely little book. It is seldom that one gets a hard bound book when reviewing a book and I enjoyed the lovely illustrations as well as all the little places one could go in Paris. I am receiving this book as a Goodread's Giveaway contest and it is my pleasure to tell all o...

Linda rated it ★★★☆☆

December 24, 2016

Certainly not misnamed: I read it in about half an hour. It's a cute little book about charming little experiences one can have in Paris, such as sailing a miniature boat in the jardin du Luxembourgh, or visit de Champs de Mars. Each 'experience' is described in a paragraph or two and accompanied...

Lynda rated it ★★★★☆

May 27, 2016

Charming, petite book of quaint and interesting Paris sites organized by the four seasons. On one page is a watercolor and then on the facing page two paragraphs describing that particular "Parisian pleasure" such as museums, markets, puppet shows, unusual stores and specific delicacies like cara...

Kate rated it ★★★★☆

June 11, 2016

Very cute mini guidebook of must-do's organized by season with illustrations. More of a perusal type of book.

Carol rated it ★★★★☆

July 29, 2016

Slim book of charming illustrations and descriptions of the sights and sounds of Paris, arranged by season. Lovely little gift book for Paris-lovers.

Andrea rated it ★★★★☆

August 05, 2016

A visual delight ... introduces some favorites, and a few things we missed ... good excuse to go back ... makes you want to catch the next plane ...

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