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Chanel's Riviera: Life, Love and the Struggle for Survival on the Côte d’Azur, 1930–1944 review Ñ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ï [Read] ➪ Chanel's Riviera: Life, Love and the Struggle for Survival on the Côte d’Azur, 1930–1944 Author Anne de CourPausa in the later years with her German lover amid the glamour of the pre war parties and casinos in Antibes Nice and Cannes to the horrors of evacuation and the displacement of thousands of families during the Second World War CHANELS RIVIERA explores the fascinating world of the Cote dAzur elite in the s and s Enriched with much original research it is social history that brings the experiences of both rich and poor protected and persecuted to vivid life. First part of book provides light on the way the rich and famous lived before SWWar by examining details of individual lifestyles Very interesting as it includes Edward V111 after abdication Churchill and a host of other well known characters The later main part provides detailed insight of what happened in France after surrender and in particular how terribly the Jews were treated by the Nazis I found it easily readable and interesting enough for me to finish it in 3 evenings very unusual Well worth a read

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Ding Riviera Life Love PDFEPUB #231 Winston Churchill Daisy Fellowes Salvador Dal the Duke and Riviera Life Love and the PDFEPUB or Duchess of Windsor Eileen Gray and Edith Wharton with the enigmatic Coco Chanel at its heart CHANELS RIVIERA is a captivating account of a period that saw Riviera Life Love and the PDFEPUB or some of the deepest extremes of luxury and terror in the whole of the twentieth centuryFrom Chanels first summer at her Rouebrune villa La. Chanel's Riviera is an enthralling informative secondary source account of life on the French Riviera commencing in 1930 until the closing stages of World War II Hitler always regarded the French Third Republic 1870 until 10 July 1940 as a threat to Germany one which had to be eliminated fighting on two front was militarily industrially and financially impractical Hence blitzkrieg was his approach to war The attack on France commenced at 435 am French time on 10 May 1940 An armistice was signed on 22 June 1940 which came into effect on 25 June exactly 46 days Initially life on the Côte d'Azur continued to be populated by those who were wealthy Coco Chanel being one of the prime examples In 1925 Chanel met Hugh Grovener 2nd Duke of Westminster known as 'Bendor' to his intimates at a party in Monty Carlo Their romantic liaison was to last for the next ten years In 1927 Chanel purchased a plot of land at Rouebrune Cap Martin and had the only home she ever owned designed and built for her which she named La Pausa as a private love nest for her and Bendor However the affair had run its course by about 1935 and having lost her subseuent lover Paul Iribe who collapsed during a game of tennis at La Pausa and died of a heart attack in her arms she sold the property and spent the remainder of her life living at the Ritz Paris Throughout the war Chanel who was both pro Nazi and highly antisemitic took a new and controversial lover Baron Hans Günther von Dincklage known as 'Spatz' an SS intelligence officer Patriotism to France was never part of Chanel's character Life on the Riviera gradually became dangerous and restricted Eually food electricity and fuel progressively became scarce but little of these factors impacted on Chanel On the 28 August 1944 the German's began their withdrawal from France Chanel was interviewed by members of the Comité d'épuration but after brief uestioning was released without charge Taking the hint she and von Dincklage made their way to neutral Switzerland where she remained for the next eight years until her return to Paris to restart her couturier business This is a well researched and interesting read concerning what until now has been an overlooked part of French history which introduces a range of other actors many of whom were part of the Chanel 'set' This is a highly enjoyable and interesting read By the way the significance of 'red ink' is explained in the book

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Chanel's Riviera Life Love and the Struggle for Survival on the Côte d’Azur 1930–1944Far Life Love and the PDF from worrying about the onset Life Love PDF #197 of war in the spring of the burning uestion on the French Riviera was whether one should curtsey to the Duchess of Windsor Few of those who had Chanel's Riviera PDFEPUB or settled there thought much about what was going on in the rest of Europe It was a golden glamorous life far removed from politics or conflictFeaturing a sparkling cast of artists writers and historical figures inclu. I couldn’t put this down Well researched and disturbing