Paris After the Liberation 1944-1949: Revised Edition
In this brilliant synthesis of social, political, and cultural history, Antony Beevor and Artemis Cooper present a vivid and compelling portrayal of the City of Lights after its liberation. Paris became the diplomatic battleground in the opening stages of the Cold War. Against this volatile political backdrop, every aspect of life is portrayed: scores were settled in a rough and uneven justice, black marketers grew rich on the misery of the population, and a growing number of intellectual luminaries and artists? including Hemingway, Beckett, Camus, Sartre, de Beauvoir, Cocteau, and Picasso?contributed new ideas and a renewed vitality to this extraordinary moment in time.
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Review: Paris: After the Liberation 1944-1949User Review - Thomas Boyle - Goodreads
OKish. Not up to his usual standard. Read full review
Review: Paris: After the Liberation 1944-1949User Review - Rosemary - Goodreads
Another book that looks like a good one for our book group. It was very good. The author and his wife are descended from the people who played an important role in this era. Read full review