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Paris is awesome, the author is not

The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris - John Baxter

The Most Beautiful Walk in the World recounts John Baxter's life as an ex-pat writer and his adventures as a reluctant tour guide. It's filled with quotes about Paris written by more famous writers, and anecdotes about the city in more interesting times.

 

It was a fast and fun read and I enjoyed it, but I was a bit offended by the author's cartoonish description of the trio of overweight Texans who took his first tour. Come on, dude, you're Australian. Let's not get uppity.