The French Riviera

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  • Paperback
  • 264 pages
  • The French Riviera
  • Ted Jones
  • English
  • 18 November 2018
  • 1845114558

About the Author: Ted Jones

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The French Riviera The French Riviera A Literary Guide for Travellers is a reader s journey along the fabled coast which has provided the inspiration and setting for some of the greatest literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries From Hy res and St Tropez in the west to the Italian border in the east, Ted Jones introduces the lives and work of writers who passed this way, from distinguished Nobel laureates to new authors who discovered their voices there His encyclopaedic work covers them all writers such as Graham Greene and W Somerset Maugham, who spent much of their lives there F Scott Fitzgerald and Guy de Maupassant, whose work it dominates and the countless writers who simply lingered there, including Louisa M Alcott, Albert Camus, Bruce Chatwin, T S Eliot, Ian Fleming, Sylvia Plath, Jean Paul Sartre, Leo Tolstoy, Evelyn Waugh, Oscar Wilde and countless others. New Download The French Riviera by Ted Jones For Kindle ePUB or eBook – johndore.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “The French Riviera

  1. Lana Shupe says:

    While recently travelling in France I picked up this book to read as my husband and I wound our way along the French Riviera The book was a treasure trove of places to visit where once our literary heroes had trod It was exciting to stare and point to a hotel where F Scott Fitzgerald or Proust or Robert Louis Stevenson had once stayed or wrote or spent time recovering from illness Well researched and full of juicy personal information about famous authors and their contemporaries who visited While recently travelling in France I picked up this book to read...

  2. Nick Marsh says:

    This gem of a book is a must for any fiction writer It is an eye opener that traces the love affairs between a literary pantheon of fiction writers and the magic of The Riviera It shows that it was not only artists like Van Gogh, Cezanne, Picasso, and Matisse who did much of their greatest work in Provence, but that the same applied to just about any British or American writer you could possibly think of Graham Greene fell out with the...

  3. Sarah says:

    I read this before a holiday to Antibes, and it was interesting to find out who had written and painted in the places I visited However, I think the organisation by place rather than by person involved repetition e.g Guy de Mautpassant popped up in Antibes and Cannes necessitating a repetition of his end , ...

  4. Abby J says:

    I have not yet read this book, but I need to say something Ted Jones was my grandfather, and was an incredible, kind, beautiful man that loved writing and loved everything that he did with an immeasurable passion He passed away very recently, which was difficult for us all, but reading the reviews on how much people loved what he did makes me so happy, and I know how happy he would be that his work has made so many people s experiences of a place that he truly loved better, whether in person o I have not yet read this book, but I need to say something Ted Jones was my grandfather, and was an incredible, kind, beautiful man that loved writing and loved everything that he did with an immeasurable passion He passed away very recently, which was difficult for us all, but reading the reviews on how much people loved what he did makes me so happy, an...

  5. Eightwood says:

    Intriguing area with its fruitful literary histories, but this book simply a grasp of all the passing bys, no precise citation, and too many overlapping details The writing style is also not really good Pity Such a fascinating topic.

  6. ColoredVinyl says:

    4.5

  7. Norbert P says:

    Ted Jones travels along the French Riviera from Marseille to Menton encountering most of the novelists, poets, dramatists and philosophers of the last two centuries, who chose to live on the French Riviera either permanently or at least for some time Among his encounters are D.H Lawrence, Robert Louis Stevenson, Katherine Mans...

  8. Frank Gottman says:

    Having lived for approximately two months a year for 31 years in my residence in Villefranche,SM on the French Riviera, I was intrigued to learn from this Ted Jones book all that I could Reading the authors tales about the history of the various locations, the homes, and towns and especially the people inhabiting those places, was pleasurably interesting Especially so when one could recognized areas, buildings, and homes of which he spoke AS interesting as reading the book was when I did k Having lived for approximately two months a year for 31 years in my residence in Villefranche,SM on the French Riviera, I was intrigued to learn from this Ted Jones book all that I could Reading the authors tales about the history of the various locations, the homes, and towns and especially the people inhabiting those places, was pleasurably interesting Especially so when one could recognized areas, buildings, and homes of which he spok...

  9. Cliff says:

    Part travelogue part literary non fiction A great book by a great man Well told and a must for anyone interested in literary greats and the French Riviera There werethan a few surprises in this engrossing, education and entertaining read A...

  10. Carol says:

    An interesting travelogue over time of the famous authors and artists who came through the French Riviera broken out by towns.