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    The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

A poignant look at the disillusionment and angst of the post-World War I generation, the novel introduces two of Hemingway's most unforgettable characters: Jake Barnes and Lady Brett Ashley. The story follows the flamboyant Brett and the hapless Jake as they journey from the wild nightlife of 1920s Paris to the brutal bullfighting rings of Spain with a motley group of expatriates.

Year: 1926
Genre: Bull Fighting

    A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway's "A Moveable Feast" captures what it meant to be young and poor and writing in Paris during the 1920s. Hemingway arrived in Paris in 1921, three years after the trauma of the Great War. Braque and Picasso were experimenting with cubist form; James Joyce, long living in self-imposed exile from his native Dublin, had just completed "Ulysses; " Gertrude Stein held court at 27 Rue de Fleurus, and deemed young Ernest a member of "une gneration perdue; " and T.S. Eliot was a bank clerk in London.

Year: 1964

    Zero Cool by Michael Crichton

American radiologist Peter Ross just wanted a vacation. But when he meets the beautiful Angela Locke on a Spanish beach, he soon finds himself caught in a murderous crossfire between rival gangs seeking a precious artifact.

Year: 1969
Genre: Crime FictionThriller

    The Bookseller by Mark Pryor

Who is killing the celebrated bouquinistes of Paris? Max--an elderly Paris bookstall owner--is abducted at gunpoint. His friend, Hugo Marston, head of security at the US embassy, looks on helplessly, powerless to do anything to stop the kidnapper. Marston launches a search, enlisting the help of semiretired CIA agent Tom Green. Their investigation reveals that Max was a Holocaust survivor and later became a Nazi hunter.

Year: 2012
Genre: Murder Mystery

    The Crypt Thief by Mark Pryor

It's summer in Paris and two tourists have been murdered in Père Lachaise cemetery in front of Jim Morrison's grave. The cemetery is locked down and put under surveillance, but the killer returns, flitting in and out like a ghost, and breaks into the crypt of a long-dead Moulin Rouge dancer. In a bizarre twist, he disappears under the cover of night with part of her skeleton.

Year: 2013
Genre: Serial Killer


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YearTitle

1926The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
1964A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
1969Zero Cool by Michael Crichton
2012The Bookseller by Mark Pryor
2013The Crypt Thief by Mark Pryor