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5 novels about the French Revolution

The French Revolution (1789-1799), shaped by Enlightenment ideas, resulted in the monarchy’s fall and the creation of the French First Republic, profoundly influencing modern democratic ideals. Its impact on literature, art, and culture is evident. To explore this period historically through books, consider these five selections.

Books of Colette in order

This blog post delves into the writings of Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, known as Colette. It presents a curated collection of her timeless works. Discover the complete list of Colette’s literary creations, meticulously classified in chronological order, providing insight into her evolution as a writer.

Book summary: The Woman with the Velvet Necklace

Published in 1850, The Woman with the Velvet Necklace by Alexandre Dumas can be divided into 2 parts. The first chapter is indeed autobiographical. The rest of the novel relates the adventures of the young Musketeer Hoffmann.

Books of Simone de Beauvoir in order

Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) was a French philosopher, novelist, essayist, and memoirist. Renowned for “The Second Sex”, her groundbreaking feminist work, she also received the Prix Goncourt in 1954 for “The Mandarins.” This blog provides a comprehensive list of all Simone de Beauvoir’s books in order.

Book Summary: Correspondance by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Correspondance is a book that reveals the personal writings and letters of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and his wife, Consuelo de Saint-Exupéry. The correspondence spans from 1930 to 1944 and provides insights into their distant yet love-filled relationship, filled with reproach and tension. The book offers a glimpse into the author’s wife, Consuelo, providing a comprehensive understanding of the couple’s lives during this eventful period.

Fostering reflection: Over 50 questions for discussing a book

For avid readers, there’s nothing more stimulating than discovering that someone has delved into the same book as you and is eager to hear your take on it. Book clubs serve as perfect hubs for exchanging ideas, engaging in debates, and exploring diverse perspectives. It is crucial to prepare questions before a discussion, as it … Read more

Books of Jean-Jacques Rousseau in order

Jean-Jacques Rousseau was an autodidact who educated himself over the years and acquired extensive knowledge. By structuring his works chronologically, we can trace the development of Rousseau’s thought and philosophy over his prolific career. Discover the complete list of works by Jean-Jacques Rousseau is listed in chronological order.

Where to start reading Gustave Flaubert?

Do you want to start reading Gustave Flaubert or are you looking for the next book to read? Discover the 3 short writings of Gustave Flaubert to discover this great author.

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