10 Days until THE BONES OF PARIS…
It’s 10 days until The Bones of Paris, Laurie R. King’s suspense novel of 1929 Paris.
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LUNA PARK – PARIS FAIRGROUND SCENES – CLICK ON PHOTO TO BE TAKEN TO VIDEO
From page 236: He bought her a pair of red balloons, he won her a doll at the shooting gallery, he let her crash into him all along the undulating floor of the dodgem cars. When night fell and the smaller children were taken away, they moved to the dance hall, which Nancy pronounced “magnificently bourgeois”, donning an air of Edwardian dignity entirely at odds with her clothing.
Luna Park was a fun-fair, dance hall, and amusement park for all the classes of Paris society–as Stuyvesant is told in Bones of Paris, one day a week the park raised its prices, to provide for the comfort of the wealthier citizens. This video shows the fun in 1926, just three years before Harris Stuyvesant rode the Dodgem cars.
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