True Pleasures



Meet The Dazzling Women Of Paris From Colette To Nancy Mitford Marie Antoinette To Coco Chanel Madame De Stael To Pamela Harriman Napoleon S Josephine To Edith Wharton Rule Breakers And Style Setters, Demimondes And Diplomats, These Women Were Utterly Diverse, Yet All Shared One Common Passion Paris, The World S Headquarters Of Femininity.At A Turning Point In Her Life, Lucinda Holdforth Journeys To Paris And Takes A Very Personal Tour Through The Lives, Loves, And Losses Of Its Celebrated Women She Evokes The City S Incarnations From Louis XIV Through The French Revolution, Two World Wars And The Paris Of The New Millennium As She Walks In Their Footsteps, She Draws Inspiration From The Fascinating Women Who Created And Nurtured The World S Most Civilized City Sophisticated, Witty, And Intelligent, This Entrancing Travelogue Will Seduce And Inspire Every Woman In Search Of Her Own True Pleasures.True Pleasures

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  • Hardcover
  • 240 pages
  • True Pleasures
  • Lucinda Holdforth
  • English
  • 01 November 2017
  • 1553651294

10 thoughts on “True Pleasures

  1. says:

    This was a really enjoyable read a literary ramble around Paris Holdforth, during a three week holiday in Paris, goes in search of the homes and haunts of some of Paris s most famous females Holdforth is inspired by the women who dared to be independent and relevant at a time when they were supposed to be neither I got a brief introduction to Colette, La Po...

  2. says:

    I visited Paris for the first time in November 1976 It was cold it was the last week of a nine week trip around Europe and all of us just wanted to get back to London I knew there was muchto see and find out about this tantalising city and now, finally, I am making my tentative way back there.In True Pleasures Lucinda Holdforth introduces us to some fascinating women of Paris I have heard of Colette, of course, and read one of her books I have read a book of Nancy Mitford letters rece I visited Paris for the first time in November 1976 It was cold it was the last week of a nine week trip around Europe and all of us just wanted to get back to London I knew there was muchto see and find out about this tantalising city and now, f...

  3. says:

    The title and the blurb for this book are misleading and deceptive.I am listening to it in the car and so far I am skipping tracks as this seems to be a memoir about an Australian woman Such a disappointment I am not interested in the author at all, I want to hearabout the interesting wom...

  4. says:

    Another coming of age story in the tradition that seems to dominate travel writing Many will enjoy this book I however find this type of story very tired, and there are better examples such as Almost French.

  5. says:

    True Pleasure a Memoir of Women in Parisby Lucinda HoldforthPublished in 2004 by Random House Vintage Books Australia ISBN 978 1 74051289 3The opening quote attributed to Germaine de Sta l, True pleasure for me can be found only in love, in Paris or in power, pretty much sums up the book True Pleasure, is a travel memoir, an interesting historical and biographical compilation of famous women who lived in Paris The most refined were known as les pr cieuses We wonder why they came to Paris We True Pleasure a Memoir of Women in Parisby Lucinda HoldforthPublished in 2004 by Random House Vintage Books Australia ISBN 978 1 74051289 3The opening quote attributed to Germaine de Sta l, True pleasure for me can be found only in love, in Paris or in power, pretty much sums up the book True Pleasure, is a travel memoir, an interesting historical and biographical compilation of famous women who lived in Paris The most refined were known as les pr cieuses We w...

  6. says:

    I really wish I could ve tagged along with Lucinda on this trip I learnt so much I really want to revisit Paris with this book in my hand

  7. says:

    This is a utterly captivating and enchanting travelogue of an Australian writer who goes to Paris in search of the reason that certain expatriate literary lionesses in history blossomed and found their voice when the moved to Paris It also features significant French women in history who contributed to a culture which allowed these author s to find an independence as a woman when only in Paris The doyennes run a gamut George Sa...

  8. says:

    Very informative on the history of 17 20th centuries French influential ladies in Salon culture and feminism movement The author has strong points on elaborating how Paris manages to change women s views on their journeys of self discoveries and self identifications, thus outstanding and daring ladies like George Sand, Simone de Beauvoir and Colette would be able to shine in French societies But then,it is very arrogant and snobbish of the author to step on those who do not aware of their own Very informative on the history of 17 20th centuries French influential ladies in Salon culture and feminism movement The author has strong ...

  9. says:

    This book was interesting for its historical content, but I m really starting to wonder about all these people who find French women so amazing From what I m reading, they seem to be in complete bondage, slaves to their looks and their image So they can have their perfect hair, perfect nails, perfect clothes, perfect bodies and the neuroses that go with them I ll take my jeans and sneakers, my hair flying in the wind when I drive with the top down, my laugh and my music both too loud, and d This book was interesting for its historical content, but I m really starting to wonder about all these people who find French women so amazing From what I m reading, they seem to be in complete bondage, slaves to their looks and their image So they can have their perfect ha...

  10. says:

    The random sentence that was so true about life, about women, about Paris that were just, beautiful That did not make up for the sentences that made me want to vomit I found her to be borderline insufferable, her dislike of American got old, smuggled and arrogance, and her general nature and assumption made this book tough to have a desire to finish The only reason it got two stars if the random poetic sentence that would resistant I don t know when do with this book now, I don t want to foc The random sentence that was so true about life, about women, about Paris that were just, beautiful That did not make up for the sentences that made me want to vomit I found her to be borderline insufferable, her dislike of American got old, smuggled and arrogance, and her general nature and assumption made this book tough to have a desire to finish The only reason it got two st...

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