Le Cherche Midi
Date de publication
11 mars 2019
Nombre de pages
29 x 25,8 x 2,2 cm
1302 g

Les Deux Magots - L'Esprit Rive Gauche (Version Anglaise)

Arnaud Hofmarcher

Le Cherche Midi

Prix public : 35,00 €

Les Deux Magots, The Soul of Saint-Germain-des-Prés Today, more than ever, Les Deux Magots is the perfect embodiment of the spirit of Saint-Germain-des-Prés. The legendary café has travelled through time with great ease whilst maintaining its uniqueness. The establishment started as a magasin de nouveautés, then evolved into a café-bar and literary café, finally becoming a café-restaurant with its own garden terrace and library. Essential meeting point for authors and intellectuals from all walks of life since the end of 19th century, the café has had the privilege to welcome Verlaine and Apollinaire, Joyce and the surrealists and more recently, Camus, Sartre, de Beauvoir, Hemingway, as well as numerous artists who have developed a very close attachment to the quarter of Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Picasso, Boris Vian, artists of the French New Wave and avant-gardists all frequented the terraces of this renowned café owned by the same family for four generations. The adventure continues today; numerous celebrities from the worlds of publishing, cinema, fashion and media continue to visit the café soaking up the authentic French atmosphere. Each visitor seeks to experience the moments of lightheartedness and timelessness that Saint-Germain-des-Prés has to offer. Les Deux Magots, The Soul of Saint-Germain-des-Prés is a unique tale of an iconic Parisian destination allowing us to dive in the fascinating history of a world-renowned quarter at the heart of the French capital.
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