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Paris city of night

David Downie

Paris city of night

a novel of suspense

by David Downie

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Published by MEP in Skokie, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Suspense fiction,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    A tense and gripping thriller set in current-day Paris but with deep ties to turn of the century Paris, the Second World War, and the Cold War CIA.

    Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Downie
    The Physical Object
    Pagination213 p.
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27128715M
    ISBN 101601110162
    ISBN 109781601110169
    OCLC/WorldCa401141693

    A breakneck-paced thriller brimming with intrigue, murder, espionage, terrorism, and relentless Hitchcockian surprise and suspense, David Downie’s Paris City of Night introduces readers to a Paris they’ve never imagined and a hero they will never forget. Category: Fiction Frankenstein City Of Night. Paris! The city of love! Paris is without doubt one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Picturesque streets, elegant squares and beautiful parks give the city a special character. There are so many things to see and discover in Paris; you can easily come back several times.

    “City of Night is a remarkable book Mr. Rechy writes in an authentic jive-like slang: the nightmare existence is explored with a clarity not often clouded by sentimentality and self-pity. The book therefore has the unmistakable ring of candor and truth.” —The New York Times Book Review. Paris by Night City Tour with Audio Guide Quick Confirmation Discover the magic of Paris at night aboard a comfortable bus! See the city's monuments and bridges at a different light as you pass by the Eiffel Tower, The Louvre, Notre-Dame and more.

    Paris, also known as the Eternal City or even, the City of Love, is the capital and most populous city of France. Paris is as important to the French mindset as any other nation in the world is for its respective nation. Built on the banks of the Seine, Paris is divided into 20 sections called Arrondissements. The city has hundreds of restaurants, museums, archives, theaters and quaint.   Paris the City of Night. Septem J by Lewis Martin. But it was on my last most recent trip to Paris I picked up a book about Paris called Parisians: An Adventure History of Paris by Graham Robb, which has a chapter in it about the building of the catacombs.


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