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  • Published: 25 May 1972
  • ISBN: 9780140034141
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $19.99

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French Short Stories


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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 café society, Boris Vian, and a suspense in the nineteenth-century erotic tradition from Andre de Mandiargues.

  • Pub date: 25 May 1972
  • ISBN: 9780140034141
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Simon Lee

Simon Lee is Emeritus Professor of Jurisprudence at Queen's University Belfast, Chairman of Level Partnerships Ltd and Chair of the John Paul II Foundation for Sport.

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