A Paris Apartment Kindle ePUB / Ebook by Michelle Gable


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  • A Paris Apartment
  • Michelle Gable
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  • 19 August 2019
  • 9781250048738

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Read & Download A Paris Apartment A Paris Apartment Free read ´ 100 Michelle Gable ¸ 0 Free download S and journals written by the very woman in the painting Marthe de Florian These documents reveal that she was than a renowned courtesan with enviable decolletage Suddenly April's uest is no longer about the bureaux plats and Louis style armchairs that will fetch millions at auction It's about discovering the story behind this charismatic womanIt's about discovering two women actuallyWith the help of a salty and annoyingly sexy Parisian solicitor and the courtesan's private diaries April tries to uncover the many secrets buried in the apartment As she digs into Marthe's life April can't help but take a deeper look into her own Having left behind in the States a cheating. I m so disappointed in this book It sounded great the reviews seemed good and I love to read anything almost about ParisWhat went wrong It s an intriguing idea the closed apartment full of treasures the two story lines the parrallels and mysteries between the mother stories even the marriage angst It could have should have been a great readBut no It made me reflect on how some writers can find the exact correct word or phrase to make a story come alive how sometimes a sentence is written so well it almost hurts It s also painful when the opposite happens when the words and phrases are clunky unsuited forced The writing in this novel seems to be that of someone whose second and very new language is EnglishIt started early A character smirked constantly even though it didn t suit the personality the writer seemed to be trying to create Then other characters started to smirk and the word rapidly became a signature Characters thumped down stairs collapsed against building and used language salty and otherwise that just didn t suit them or the situation Dude BuddyAnd the last few pages so pat and trite they were unreadable Why did I Read it that is I ll never know

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A Paris Apartment

Read & Download A Paris Apartment A Paris Apartment Free read ´ 100 Michelle Gable ¸ 0 Free download Husband a family crisis about to erupt and a career she's been using as the crutch to simply get by she feels compelled to sort out her own life too When the things she left bubbling back home begin to boil over and Parisian delicacies beyond flaky pâtisseries tempt her better judgment April knows that both she and Marthe deserve happy finalesWhether accompanied by croissants or champagne this delectable debut novel depicts the Paris of the Belle Epoue and the present day with vibrant and stunning allure Based on historical events Michelle Gable's A Paris Apartment will entertain and inspire as readers embrace the struggles and successes of two very unforgettable wome. Paris in the late 1800 s during the Belle Epoue antiue furniture and paintings and journals from an apartment s original inhabitant All of these things made A PARIS APARTMENT a book that will keep you glued to the pagesWho wouldn t want to go to Paris April was an art history major and an auctioneer When her boss told her she would be going to Paris to put value on an apartment s contents that had been closed up for 70 years she couldn t pass up the chance even though her marriage was a bit rockyWhen April found the journals of Marthe de Florian they made the apartment s contents even valuable and the book uite enticing The journals told about Marthe de Florian s life and her connection and relationships with artists and other famous peopleFamous people such as Victor Hugo and Giovanni Boldini were part of the book s intrigue Marthe de Florian had uite a colorful life A PARIS APARTMENT was a bit rough getting started but once the journals were found they and the Parisian atmosphere drew you into the era and its living style A PARIS APARTMENT is based on a real apartment and a real person Ms Gable did a great deal of research and weaves the story so masterfully that you don t even know it is history but it definitely revealed a wonderful hidden part of ParisFor a debut novel the writing and storyline were marvelous A PARIS APARTMENT has beautiful descriptive writing and the journals made it oh so good April s rocky marriage seemed to be a side story but the apartment its contents and the journals are historical aspects that I thoroughly enjoyed and what kept me reading The ending was marvelous as April met an eighty seven year old family member of Marthe de Florian who fills in the gaps of Marthe s life ENJOY and don t give up too early 45This book was given to me free of charge and without compensation by the publisher in return for an honest review

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Read & Download A Paris Apartment A Paris Apartment Free read ´ 100 Michelle Gable ¸ 0 Free download Bienvenue à ParisWhen April Vogt's boss tells her about an apartment in the ninth arrondissement that has been discovered after being shuttered for the past seventy years the Sotheby's continental furniture specialist does not hear the words “dust” or “rats” or “decrepit” She hears Paris She hears escapeOnce in France April uickly learns the apartment is not merely some rich hoarder's repository Beneath the cobwebs and stale perfumed air is a goldmine and not because of the actual gold or painted ostrich eggs or mounted rhinoceros horns or bronze bathtub First there's a portrait by one of the masters of the Belle Epoue Giovanni Boldini And then there are letter. Well I m obviously in the minority here but the only reason I stayed with this book was the Paris setting I was intrigued by a story about an appraiser of furniture for an auction house and a mysterious Paris apartment but April Vogt did not appeal to me as a character at all I found her too self absorbed for my taste and her obsession with Marthe Florian seemed contrived The flashback sections provided by Marthe s journal entries held the same flatness for me I just couldn t work up the emotional involvement I would need to enjoy a book