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2021-06-25T13:12:40.391Z

TRIBUNE - On the occasion of the publication in his pocket of his "Dictionary of love of Paris" *, the writer and chronicler tells what constitutes the genius of our capital and explains the perils which threaten it.



LE FIGARO.

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"Paris is no longer the lighthouse of yesteryear",

you deplore in your

Dictionary of lovers of Paris

.

Why?

To discover

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Nicolas D'ESTIENNE D'ORVES.

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For centuries, Paris has been the capital of the arts, of thought, of pleasures while remaining a breeding ground for subversion, daring and revolutions.

Then, as France gradually lost a dominant position, Paris followed the same shift.

The creative and dynamic force of this city has faded.

See the stories of young Parisians who leave for Berlin, London, New York, Shanghai, even the odious Dubai.

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When they return to Paris, they have the feeling of returning to the province.

There is something fixed, a little Grévin side.

Paris is now nothing more than a marvelous setting, itself in peril, given the relentlessness of our aldermen to make it ugly ...

How to define the spirit of Paris?

What makes its beauty (compared to other cities)?

It is an eminently subjective point of view.

Let's say that Paris is, without doubt with

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