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  • Published: 15 August 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241961063
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $24.99

How The French Think

An Affectionate Portrait Of An Intellectual People




The French: orderly and anarchic, serious and frivolous, charming and infuriating, rational and mystical, pessimistic, pleasure-loving - and perhaps more than any other people, intellectual. From philosophers to Asterix, this original and entertaining book shows just exactly what makes the French so . . . French.

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The French: serious and frivolous, charming and infuriating, rational and mystical, pessimistic, pleasure-loving - and perhaps more than any other people, intellectual. This original and entertaining book shows exactly what makes the French so ... French.

  • Pub date: 15 August 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241961063
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $24.99

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