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Parallel Text: French Short Stories: Nouvelles Francaises: v. 2

Parallel Text: French Short Stories: Nouvelles Francaises: v. 2

Author: LEE S
Series: Parallel Text
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These eight stories by leading 20th century French writers offer fascinating insights into French life and literature and are accompanied by a parallel English text, making them valuable for both French and English language students. Among the diverse and entertaining stories in the collection are the wistful masterpiece "Green Tobacco" by Clair Sainte-Soline; the exuberant tale of "The Ants" by the post-war king of cafe society, Boris Vian, and a suspense in the nineteenth-century erotic tradition from Andre de Mandiargues.

Table of contents

Green tobacco, Claire Sainte-Soline; the ants, Boris Vian; the dead man's return, C.F. Ramuz; a house in the Place des Fetes, Roger Grenier; Jimmy, Francoise Mallet-Joris; the unknown saint, Blaise Cendrars; Sabine, Andre Pieyre de Mandiargues; traffic in horses, Jacques Perret.

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General Fields

  • : 9780140034141
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : May 1972
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 15mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 1992
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 2nd Revised edition
  • : English
  • : 843.01
  • : General Adult
  • : 73173597
  • : 240
  • : notes
  • : LEE S