Haussmann, or the Distinction (Audiofy Digital Audiobook Chips)

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Paul La Farge is the author of the novels The Artist of the Missing (FSG, ), Haussmann, or the Distinction (FSG, ), and Luminous Airplanes (FSG, ); and a book of imaginary dreams, The Facts of Winter.

His short stories have appeared in McSweeney's, Harper's Magazine, Fence, Conjunctions, and elsewhere/5(7). Haussmann, or the Distinction book. Read 22 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Baron Georges-Eugène Haussmann, who transformed Paris /5.

The focus of the book is an adulterous relationship Haussmann has with a fictional woman. It was disturbing to me that the author would besmirch someone's name in this Haussmann. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Lynn Harnett.

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out of /5(7). Although steeped in history, Paul LaFarge's Haussmann, or the Distinction is a novel not bound by fact; it is an account of the hidden, sometimes fantastical life of the nineteenth century, a work that will make readers think of Borges or the Distinction book well as Balzac; it is a view of cities, of love, and of history itself from the other side of the mirror.

Paul La Farge. Paul La Farge is the author of the novels The Artist of the Missing (FSG, ), Haussmann, or the Distinction (FSG, ), and Luminous Airplanes (FSG, ); and a book of imaginary dreams, The Facts of short stories have appeared in McSweeney's, Harper's Magazine, Fence, Conjunctions, and nonfiction appears in The Believer, Bookforum, Author: Paul LaFarge.

Paul La Farge is the author of the novels The Artist of the Missing (FSG, ), Haussmann, or the Distinction (FSG, ), and Luminous Airplanes Haussmann, ); and a book of imaginary dreams, The Facts of short stories have appeared in McSweeney's, Harper's Magazine, Fence, Conjunctions, and nonfiction appears in The Believer, Bookforum, Playboy, and Cabinet.

This lavishly imagined and highly entertaining historical novel, inspired by the life and work of Parisian architect Georges-Eugène Haussmann (–91), is a distinct improvement over LaFarge’s somewhat cluttered debut, The Artist of the Missing (). Both an opening “Note to the English Edition” and a summary “Afterword” identify this as an English translation of a tale by Author: Paul Lafarge.

HAUSSMANN, OR THE DISTINCTION Paul LaFarge, Author. Farrar, Straus & Giroux $24 (p) ISBN as some still see it) is Baron Georges-Eugène Haussmann, who served as.

Although steeped in history, Paul LaFarge's Haussmann, or the Distinction is a novel not bound by fact; it is an account of the hidden, sometimes fantastical life of the nineteenth century, a work that will make readers think of Borges as well as Balzac; it is a view of cities, of love, and of history itself from the other side of the mirror/5(7).

Framed as a s novel by an obscure French poet, based on the life of Baron Georges-Eugene Haussmann, the ambitious midth century Prefect of Paris, LaFarge's ("The Artist of the Missing") second book transports the reader to a cramped, unsanitary, venerable Paris in the midst of its transformation to a modern airy city of wide boulevards and functional sewers - as envisioned by Haussmann/5.

Paul La Farge is the author of the novels The Artist of the Missing (FSG, ), Haussmann, or the Distinction (FSG, ), and Luminous Airplanes (FSG, ); and a book of imaginary dreams, The Facts of short stories have appeared in McSweeney's, Harper's Magazine, Fence, Conjunctions, and nonfiction appears in The Believer, Bookforum, Author: Paul La Farge.

There is a story that Baron Haussmann, who rebuilt Paris in the middle of the last century, on his deathbed wished all his work undone.&#;Would that it died. Paul La Farge is the author of the novels The Artist of the Missing (FSG, ), Haussmann, or the Distinction (FSG, ), and Luminous Airplanes (FSG, ); and a book of imaginary dreams, The Facts of Winter.

His short stories have appeared in McSweeney's, Harper's Magazine, Fence, Conjunctions, and elsewhere/5(). Paul La Farge is the author of the novels The Artist of the Missing (FSG, ), Haussmann, or the Distinction (FSG, ), and Luminous Airplanes (FSG, ); and a book of imaginary dreams, The Facts of short stories have appeared in McSweeney's, Harper's Magazine, Fence, Conjunctions, and nonfiction appears in The Believer, Bookforum, Playboy, and Cabinet/5(4).

Get this from a library. Haussmann, or, The distinction: a novel. [Paul LaFarge] -- Baron Georges-Eugene Haussmann, the man who created modern Paris in the nineteenth century, falls in love with the adoptive daughter of the demolition expert who is his greatest ally in remaking.

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A stunning, imaginative novel about the great architect of Paris Baron Georges-Eugène Haussmann, who demolished and rebu Brand: Farrar, Straus And Giroux. Get this from a library. Haussmann, or, The distinction: a novel. [Paul LaFarge]. HAUSSMANN, OR THE DISTINCTION.

Paul LaFarge. / Read by Eric Bauersfeld. 9 tapes. hrs. Blackstone Audiobooks. $ Vinyl; content, author notes. A Paris is what it is today because of the work of city architect Baron Georges-Eugene Haussmann. Editions for Haussmann, or the Distinction: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published Author: Paul LaFarge.

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Haussmann, or the Distinction won the Bay Area Book Reviewers’ Award for fiction, and was a New York Times Notable Book for You can order a copy from Amazon or. "Haussmann, or the Distinction" brings alive, in fabulous detail, another era, set of social codes, and behaviours.

Laid over this are eternal tales of love, duty, pain and survival. Fact or fiction or a mix of both, the characters are interesting and rounded, and a pleasure to follow.

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Haussmann, or the Distinction About The Book. Baron Georges-Eugène Haussmann, who transformed Paris from a filthy and haphazard medieval city into the jewel of Europe, is rumored on his deathbed to have wished all his work undone.

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Get this from a library. Haussmann, or, The distinction: a novel. [Paul LaFarge; Erik Bauersfeld; Blackstone Audiobooks.] -- The story of a three-sided affair that pits love against ambition and architecture against flesh, set against the nineteenth century life of Georges Eugène Haussmann, the man who designed modern.

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