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Review | Bonjour Tristesse by Françoise Sagan

BONJOUR TRISTESSE by Françoise Sagan

Bonjour Tristesse is one of those books that, while it’s quick and easy to read, generates a lot of contemplation. 366 more words


Book Review: 5 French Novellas to Devour in an Afternoon

These five bite-size novels span the 20th Century and take the reader from courtesan Paris to a dystopian France. Concerned with illicit affairs and doomed love, these books are naughty, thought-provoking and average only 100 pages. 13 more words

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Book Of Da Week: Bonjour Tristesse

Seeing as Bonjour Tristesse (or Ey Up, Luv as it’s known in England) is back in the news at the moment courtesy of Penguin Classics UK (who’ve done a new release thing), we thought we’d make it our Book Of Da Week. 233 more words


Review: Bonjour Tristesse by Françoise Sagan


Set against the translucent beauty of France in summer, Bonjour Tristesse is a bittersweet tale narrated by Cécile, a seventeen-year-old girl on the brink of womanhood, whose meddling in her father’s love life leads to tragic consequences. 569 more words


Recently added to my TBR list #1

I thought I’d put together a post with some of the books I’ve added to my TBR list recently. I don’t know about other people – and feel free to share in the comments how your TBR list works – but my TBR is a list on my computer which I refer to when I’m ordering books at the library or am going to a bookshop! 1,046 more words

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