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East Of Paris Sketches In The Gatinais, Bourbonnais, And Champagne

By: Matilda Betham-Edwards
Published By: Double9 Books
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"East of Paris" is a travelogue and memoir written through Matilda Betham-Edwards, a British creator and journey writer of the nineteenth century. The book captures Betham-Edwards' adventure via the lesser-explored regions of eastern France. The narrative unfolds as Betham-Edwards takes the reader on an immersive exploration past the properly-trodden paths of Paris, delving into the landscapes, cultures, and communities of the japanese French provinces. Her eager observations and brilliant descriptions offer a wealthy tapestry of the people, traditions, and scenic splendor she encounters alongside the way. As an astute social commentator, Betham-Edwards goes beyond mere travelogue, imparting insights into the socio-financial and cultural aspects of the regions she visits. The narrative reflects her deep appreciation for the range of French existence outdoor the capital, shedding light on the day by day lives of the people and the unique individual of every locality. "East of Paris" stands as a testomony to Betham-Edwards' literary skill, combining journey writing with cultural statement. Her work no longer best serves as a charming account of her private journey however also as a valuable ancient and cultural document, supplying readers with a nuanced and insightful view of eastern France during the overdue nineteenth century.

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Matilda Betham-Edwards

Matilda Betham-Edwards was an English novelist, travel writer, Francophile, and prolific poet who corresponded with several well-known English male writers of the day. In addition, she wrote several children's books. Betham-Edwards was the fourth child of Edward Edwards (c. 1808-1864), a farmer, and his wife Barbara (1806-1848), daughter of William Betham (1749-1839), an antiquary and preacher. She was educated in Ipswich and worked as a governess-pupil at a school in London. Her first novel, The White House by the Sea (1857), was an immediate success, reissued numerous times, pirated in the United States, and remained in print for forty years. Matilda studied French and German abroad before moving to Suffolk with her sister to oversee her father's farm. Not happy with solely rural jobs, she occasionally contributed to Household Words, benefiting from Dickens' connection and an early association with Charles and Mary Lamb, her mother's companions.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 108 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9361159763
  • ISBN-13: 9789361159763
  • Item Weight: 162 g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 6.39mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Travel / Essays & Travelogues