Tag Archives: Paris at beginning of 20th century

The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard

Lovely Melfka recommended this one to me – thank you very much, you rock! Synopsis (from Goodreads): Paris has survived the Great Houses War – just. Its streets are lined with haunted ruins, Notre-Dame is a burnt-out shell, and the … Continue reading

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Movie review: The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (French: Les Aventures extraordinaires d’Adèle Blanc-Sec), directed by Luc Besson

Synopsis with some info: This 2010 French fantasy adventure feature film is loosely based on the comic book series of the same name by Jacques Tardi. As in the comic, the film follows the eponymous writer and a number of recurring side characters in a … Continue reading

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