Chronicles of Old Paris
Discover one of the world's most fascinating and beautiful cities through twenty-nine dramatic true stories spanning the rich history of Paris. From the headless walk of Saint Denis to the seances of the Surrealists, experience two thousand years of history as John Baxter leads eight walking tours following in the footsteps of Marie Antoinette, Napoleon, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Ernest Hemingway, and many other innovators, artists, and expats who found inspiration in the City of Light.
John Baxter is a biographer, film critic, novelist and broadcaster. Since relocating to Paris in 1989, he has also written a series of best-selling memoirs and books about the city, including We’ll Always Have Paris, Cooking for Claudine and The Most Beautiful Walk in the World. His Books on the cinema include highly praised biographies of Federico Fellini, Steven Spielberg, Woody Allen, Stanley Kubrick and Robert De Niro.