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Parallel Text : Nouvelles Francaises - Simon Lee

Parallel Text

Nouvelles Francaises

By: Simon Lee

Paperback Published: 25th May 1972
ISBN: 9780140034141
Number Of Pages: 240
For Ages: 18+ years old

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These eight stories, by leading French writers of this century, are accompanied by a parallel English text and explanations of the less familiar French phrases, making them valuable for both English students of French and French students of English.Among the diverse and entertaining stories in this collection is the wistful masterpiece Green Tobacco by Claire Sainte-Soline, the exuberant tales of The Ants by the post-war king of cafe society Boris Vian, and the lucid realism of writers such as C. F. Ramuz and Andre de Mandiargues.Together the stories are a fascinating insight into the quality of French life and literature.

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.

ISBN: 9780140034141
ISBN-10: 0140034145
Series: Parallel Text : Book 2
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 25th May 1972
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 13.2  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.17
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised