KEYNOTE: New guide features dramatic true stories spanning 2,000 years of french history plus 8 walking tours.
Discover one of the world’s most fascinating and beautiful cities through 30 dramatic true stories spanning the rich history of Paris.
From the headless walk of Saint Denis to the séances of the Surrealists, John Baxter leads 8 walking tours following in the footsteps of Marie Antoinette, Napoleon, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Ernest Hemingway and the many other innovators, artists and expats who found inspiration in the City of Light.
The third title in Museyon’s acclaimed “Chronicles” series, Chronicles of Old Paris: Exploring the Historic City of Light is enjoyable for history buffs and Paris tourists alike. It includes:
• 29 meticulously researched stories including dramatic episodes from the lives of Marie Antoinette, Napoleon, Josephine Baker, Coco Chanel, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and many more
• 29 detailed maps
• 400 + photographs and illustrations of Paris past and present
• 8 walking tours visiting major landmarks and historical sites including the Eiffel Tower, Napoleon’s tomb, Notre-Dame de Paris, the Luxembourg Gardens and much, much more.
• Listings of famous (and infamous) cafés and cabarets for a taste of Paris’s past
John Baxter is an Australian-born writer, journalist and filmmaker; he has called Paris home since 1989. He is the author of numerous books including the autobiographical Immoveable feast: A Paris Christmas, We"ll Always Have Paris: Sex and Love in the City of Light and the blockbuster The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris.
Praise for Chronicles of Old New York
“A fun, intelligent walk through New York’s past” — Library Journal
“Packs a good bit of history into one handy source” — Publisher’s Weekly
Praise for John Baxter’s The Most Beautiful Walk in the World
“A man with a great appreciation of what makes Paris tick.” — Newsday
“Anyone who loves Paris and loves to walk will feel this book was written just for them ... Charming.” — USA Today
“A splendid memoir ... Reading The Most Beautiful Walk in the World is the next best thing to a Paris vacation.” — Boston Globe
About Museyon Guides
Museyon Guides is an award-winning independent publisher of cultural guide books including the Chronicles series of historical guides. Additional content from Museyon can be found at www.museyon.com and at www.twitter.com/museyon.