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Quiet Paris

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Paris is a beautiful city with astounding architecture and world-famous museums and restaurants. Because of its many attractions, however, it often feels as if there is nowhere to escape from the crowds. Siobhan Wall, author of Quiet Amsterdam and Quiet London, has sought out hidden, tranquil places so that Parisians can find some respite from their busy lives. She has gone in search of small museums and cafes so that visitors to the city can discover another, quieter side to this entrancing metropolis. From formal gardens to light-filled art galleries, chic boutiques, small tearooms and gourmet delicatessens, Quiet Paris has over one hundred and twenty tempting places to savour the quiet delights of this most seductive of cities.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 160 x 162 x 20mm | 280g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1st edition
  • 120 colour and b-w photographs
  • 0711233438
  • 9780711233430
  • 115,392

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'Packed with real insider tips and discoveries.'Book of the Week: 'Magnifique.''A book that will tempt you to wander off the beaten track next time youvisit Paris.''A new, gentle-hearted guide to tranquil spots around the capital.''There's another side to Paris and it could have us converted.''Avoid getting hot and bothered in summertime Paris by finding your own peaceful corner.''The ideal guide to exploring Paris beyond the hotspots on everybody's hit list. Away from the mainstream guidebooks, Quiet Paris is the perfect companion for the frequent visitor to Paris who has already seen the grand monuments and is ready to delve a little deeper under the city's surface.''Siobhan Wall's nifty pocket-sized number gives you the lowdown on more than 120 places to enjoy a chilled-out vibe in the City of Light.' 'A book that will tempt you to wander off the beaten track next time youvisit Paris.' 'The ideal guide to exploring Paris beyond the hotspots on everybody's hit list. Away from the mainstream guidebooks, Quiet Paris is the perfect companion for the frequent visitor to Paris who has already seen the grand monuments and is ready to delve a little deeper under the city's surface.' 'Siobhan Wall's nifty pocket-sized number gives you the lowdown on more than 120 places to enjoy a chilled-out vibe in the City of Light.'
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About Siobhan Wall

Siobhan Wall is a writer and artist. She has worked as a senior lecturer, teaching photography, cultural studies, video production and fine art for over ten years at universities in London and Oxford. Her artwork has been exhibited alongside Paula Rego and at the Whitechapel Art Gallery and ICA in London. She is the author of Quiet London, Quiet Amsterdam and Quiet Paris. She lives Amsterdam.
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19 ratings
3.89 out of 5 stars
5 21% (4)
4 47% (9)
3 32% (6)
2 0% (0)
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