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Reading in June

La douleur by Marguerite Duras

Reading suggestions from the book club

Selection of books on French literature. You are going to love adding these books to your bookshelf.

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.

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.

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