A small classic in the literature of Paris. --Sebastian Faulks
[His] vignettes form a strongly written and compelling corrective to the city of Hemingway and Alice B Toklas. -- --Daily Telegraph
About the Author
Elliot Paul was an American journalist who served in Europe during the First World War and made his home in Paris for the inter-war period. As well as working as a stringer for the Chicago Tribune, he was a central figure in the anglophone literary scene in Paris, co-founding an experimental modernist literary magazine, transitions, which published Sam Beckett, Robert Graves, Kafka and Gertrude Stein between covers by Picasso, Miro, Kandinsky & Man Ray.