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Review: Hermes In ParisUser Review - Nicole - Goodreads
Someone wrote that Vansittart is a master in explanations! Well, the person was right. It was so full of explanations that it was so damn tiresome to read! I gave up after the third chapter. As much as I love Hermes and stories about Him, this was definitely not my book. Read full review
Review: Hermes in ParisUser Review - Cahners Business Information.
Sweeping, elegant and majestically cool, Hermes in Paris paints a glittering picture of Second Empire Paris under Napoleon III. Told from the perspective of Hermes, the Greek trickster-god here ... Read full review
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