This is not so much a book review, as it is a plea to the publisher of Les Catacombes – Histoire du Paris souterrainto issue the title in English.
But before I say a word about this extraordinary little volume (or why you should buy it and just Google Translate it) I must first disclose that its author is a friend. I met Gilles Thomas because of his book Les Catacombes de Paris, which I credited in a different post. He saw the mention, dropped me a note, and voilà. Underground adventures galore!
That fact has not influenced my opinion of this book, however.
What has influenced my opinion is the almost incredible breadth of this work, which draws on more than…
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