Even the biggest cycling fan can one day wake up to find that he has lost his faith Bad Blood is the story of Jeremy Whittle's journey from unquestioning fan to Tour de France insider and confirmed sceptic.
Author: Jeremy Whittle
Publisher: Random House
Category: Sports & Recreation
The bestselling author of The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette and The Last Wife of Henry VIII returns with an enchanting novel about one of the most seductive women in history: Josephine Bonaparte, first wife of Napoleon.
Author: Carolly Erickson
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Praise for Guillaume Musso and The Reunion 'Extraordinary' Sunday Times 'Breathtakingly good. Do not miss it' Daily Mail 'One of the great thriller writers of our age' Daily Express 'Stylish and streamlined, nostalgic.
Author: Guillaume Musso
Publisher: Hachette UK
As one commentator says poetically, 'The English laboured, the French feasted.”
Moreover, the Normans retained troupes of professional entertainers to enliven
their feasts. Their various designations – goliard, for instance, and troubadour ...
Author: Henry Hitchings
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Entente cordiale Discussing the French obsession with and veneration of
physical beauty , Wadham stresses a point ... but above all beautiful ; the glass
pyramid of The Secret Life of France Le Louvre was highly contested at the time
yet Lucy ...
Category: Great Britain
People variously named this disease the “ French disease , " the " Polish disease
, ” and so on , blaming it on whichever of their neighbors they happened to
despise and fear the most . Fracastoro keenly noted the onset and progress of
Author: Philip M. Tierno
Publisher: Atria Books
Category: Health & Fitness
In 1790 Vaughan was in Paris with Lord Wycombe , the eldest son of Lord
Shelburne ( then Lord Lansdowne ) , and was in frequent communication with the
leaders of the party opposed to the French court . At the ' fête de la fédération ' of
Author: Michael Richard Daniell Foot
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Category: Biography & Autobiography
One case , investigated by Pope Pius IX but never officially acknowledged ,
involved visions of two children , Maximin Giraud and Melanie Mathieu , on
Mount La Salette in France in 1846 . The children were tending cattle when they
saw a ...
Author: James William Peterson
Publisher: Quest Books
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
During the same period , the French illustrator Jean Pucelle depicted a tomcat
and an old man warming themselves at a fireplace , while servants stoke the fire
with wood ( Psautier et Livre de Prières de Bonne de Luxembourg , c . 1345 ) ,
Author: Robert de Laroche
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
Here he tells the stories of 50 of the world’s most magnificent, among them the Adlon in Berlin, the Hotel de Russie in Rome, the Continental in Saigon, Raffles in Singapore, the Dorchester in London, Pera Palace in Istanbul and New ...
Author: Adrian Mourby
Publisher: Icon Books
In its special issue devoted to The Old Man and the Sea , for instance , Life would
later take it upon itself to add a derisive preface ... own Raeburn uses this phrase
somewhat differently than does Priscilla Parkhurst Clark in Literary France .
Author: Jesse Isaac Berrett
Category: Consumption (Economics)