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London Taxis & posh hotels: St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London
Good morning and welcome to London. My aunt has just arrived for a long weekend, meeting her after work for a whirlwind of spa visits and afternoon teas.
The majority of the novel takes place in the Parisian food market, Les Halles which is ‘the belly of Paris’. This excerpt is from the final page of the book and is an excellent ending to the story, symbolising the defeat of the ‘Thins’ by the respectable ‘Fats’, the petit bourgeois shop keepers. 355 more words
The Belly of Paris was originally published in 1873 as Le Ventre de Paris; it was the third novel in the Rougon-Macquart series of novels and is centred around the busy Les Halles market in the centre of Paris. 557 more words