Parallel Text: French Short Stories: Nouvelles Francaises (2nd edition)

Parallel Text: French Short Stories: Nouvelles Francaises (2nd edition)

By: Various Authors (author), Simon Lee (editor)Paperback

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


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.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780140034141
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780140034141
  • weight: 170
  • ISBN10: 0140034145
  • translations: French
  • language of text: English
  • edition: 2nd edition

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