• Truthful, unpretentious and haunting

    The Times Literary Supplement
  • Exquisitely literary in a traditional French manner

    New York Review of Books
  • Paris has many moments of truly arresting beauty...the attention to detail is astonishing, and reflects the memories of someone who has devoted years of their life to the art of getting lost in the city

  • A magical memoir of Paris...His non-fiction has a tender emotional directness that remains startling and original....Like many great writers on urban life, Green became the city he inhabited, and his book is as much a guide to the inside of his mind as it is to Paris