Jonathan Miles’s Once Upon a Time World receives rave reviews

Jonathan Miles’s new book, Once Upon a Time World, has been receiving rave reviews from critics since its release last week. The book, which tells the remarkable story of the small strip of French coast that lured the world to its shores, has been praised for its whirlwind narration and extensive research into glamorous scandal.

Here are just a few reviews that Miles has received:

The Sunday Times – “Jonathan Miles’s evocation of the French Riviera is as fascinating in its historical sweep as its devotion to gossip and misbehavior. […] Once Upon a Time World is a phenomenal work of research […] It’s utterly absorbing, indelicate to a shocking degree and I devoured every page of it”

The Literary Review – “Effortlessly readable, Jonathan Miles’s portrait of the sparkling but shady Cote d’Azur is complemented by a clutch of images gorgeous enough to grace a small guestroom on any Riviera oligarch’s superyacht.”

The Mail on Sunday – A “fabulous romp of a book”

The Financial Times – “Miles writes in a rattling-from-the-hip fashion, which only adds to the books party atmosphere. “