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A Tale of Two, or Three, or More Cities

Florence : a portrait by Michael Levey
London : the biography by Peter Ackroyd
Barcelona by Robert Hughes
Chicago : a biography by Dominic A Pacyga
Jerusalem : the biography by Simon Sebag Montefiore
Mecca : the sacred city by Ziauddin Sardar
Cairo : histories of a city by Nezar AlSayyad

A rollicking narrative history of Jazz Age Monte Carlo, chronicling the city's rise from WWI's ashes to become one of the world's most storied, infamous playgrounds of the rich.