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Stephanie Gross's Reviews > Truth by Émile Zola (Les Quatre Évangiles, #3) , Ernest Alfred Vizetelly (Translator)

Zola’s final work, Truth, is a truly amazing read in 2015. It is based in part on the Alfred Dreyfus trial, but is also reminiscent of the Beilis blood libel (see: … 377 more words

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CAIRN French Studies collection

New e-journal collection: CAIRN French Studies collection.

The University of Cambridge Journals Co-ordination Scheme is pleased to announce a new subscription to the CAIRN French Studies collection… 131 more words

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Je voudrais

par Nina

Je voudrais un beau tigre, donc je pourrais montrer ma puissance

Je voudrais un peu de temps, donc je pourrais avoir la paix… 34 more words

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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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Review & Giveaway: The Festival of Insignificance by Milan Kundera

•Hardcover: 128 pages
•Publisher: Harper (June 23, 2015)

A story filled with varying degrees of humor not lacking in seriousness. I’m a huge Kundera fan finding enjoyment in all his works. 345 more words

2015

To make light of philosophy is to be a true philosopher.

Blaise Pascal, Pensées

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Aucassin et Nicolette

Yesterday I read Aucassin et Nicolette, basically in one sitting. I am reading a lot of French literature this summer because I have comprehensive exams in the fall (!!!!!!!) and I need to prepare. 239 more words

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