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A Moveable Feast

A Moveable Feast
  • Author(s): Ernest Hemingway
  • Location(s): The Latin Quarter (5/6 ème)
  • Genre(s): Short Stories
  • Era(s): Post WW2

Sure to excite critics and readers alike, the restored edition of A Moveable Feast brilliantly evokes the exuberant mood of Paris after World War I and the unbridled creativity and enthusiasm that Hemingway himself experienced. In the world of letters it...

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A Paris Apartment

A Paris Apartment
  • Author(s): Michelle Gable
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern looking back to the 1890s

When April Vogt’s boss tells her about the discoveries in a cramped, decrepit ninth arrondissement apartment, the Sotheby’s continental furniture specialist does not hear the words “dust” or “rats” or “shuttered for seventy years.” She hears Paris. She hears...

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A Paris Haunting

A Paris Haunting
  • Author(s): Janet Doolaege
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern

Why is the ghost of a distressed woman running through a corridor in the Paris metro? Kay, a translator, finds herself being drawn into a puzzling web involving two gifted musicians, a maker of beautiful jewellery and a morose...

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A Son at the Front

A Son at the Front
  • Author(s): Edith Wharton
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Historical
  • Era(s): WW1

The novel focusses on the painter Compton, in Paris, and opens 30th July 1914. The novel explores family and sexual bonds, the value of art during war and cultural values.

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A Walk across the Sun

A Walk across the Sun
  • Author(s): Corban Addison
  • Location(s): India, Paris, United States (USA)
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

Ahalya Ghai is just seventeen when a tsunami rips through her Indian village. Ahalya and her sister Sita are the sole survivors of their family. Destitute, their only hope is to find refuge at a convent in Chennai, many...

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A Week in Paris

A Week in Paris
  • Author(s): Rachel Hore
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1930s moving forward

A compelling story of war, secrets, family and history that will draw you into the heart of Paris and its troubled past. Paris, 1937. Kitty Travers enrols at the Conservatoire on the banks of the Seine to pursue her...

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An Appetite for Violets

An Appetite for Violets
  • Author(s): Martine Bailey
  • Location(s): Florence, Lancashire, Paris
  • Genre(s): Historical, Mystery
  • Era(s): Turn of the 18th Century

“That’s how it is for us servants. No one pays you much heed; mostly you’re invisible as furniture. Yet you overhear a conversation here, and add a little gossip there. Then you find something, something you should not have...

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Another Woman’s Husband

Another Woman’s Husband
  • Author(s): Gill Paul
  • Location(s): Brighton, Paris
  • Era(s): 20th Century

1911. Aged just fifteen, Mary Kirk and Wallis Warfield meet at summer camp. Their friendship will survive heartbreaks, continents, and the demands of the English crown, until it is shattered by one unforgivable betrayal… 1997. Kendall’s romantic break in...

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Becoming Josephine

Becoming Josephine
  • Author(s): Heather Webb
  • Location(s): Martinique, Paris
  • Era(s): 18th Century

Rose Tascher is brought up in Martinique. At 15, she is married off to a Parisian aristocrat, who cannot stand her or her provincial ways. She divorces him, the French Revolution comes and her place, as Josephine, consort to...

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Books, Baguettes and Bedbugs

Books, Baguettes and Bedbugs
  • Author(s): Jeremy Mercer
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): 20th Century

‘Shakespeare and Company’ in Paris is one of the world’s most famous bookshops. The original store opened in 1921 and became known as the haunt of literary greats, such as Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, George Bernard Shaw, Ezra...

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Enter the inaugural TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

750 - 3000 words with strong 'sense of place' theme

Short story, travelogue, or memoir

Top judges to decide the winners

Cash prizes totalling £500 / $600 

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Entries close 15th November 2020