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Madam Bovary

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      Nous étions à l’Étude, quand le Proviseur entra, suivi d’un nouveau habillé en bourgeois et d’un garçon de classe qui portait un grand pupitre. 1,592 more words

French Literature

33 Days

This book made it – at the last minute – on to my recent list of books that transport you, despite the fact that it’s not one of the best written books ever. 98 more words


Books That Transport You

Following links from one blog to another, as you sometimes do, I came across a book list that immediately took my fancy: The Books That Transport You… 57 more words


Crime and Punishment.

You might enjoy having a look at the page I published this afternoon at: https://englishliteratureteacher.wordpress.com/crime-and-punishment/

The Last Brother - by Nathacha Appanah

This book had incredible depths of sadness. And yet, I loved it. I’m in the habit of avoiding sad books, because they generally also fall within the category of depressing books. 165 more words


Alain Mabanckou 'Black Bazaar'

My French reading for the year has begun outside of my reading list with Alain Mabanckou’s 2009 novel Black Bazaar.

This is a rambling book about an African from the Republic of Congo and his everyday life in the expat community in the north of Paris. 498 more words


Lucy comme les chiens

Catherine Rey

Le Temps qu’il fait, Paris 2001

So sad, so deplorably sad. I couldn’t read this book without a physical reaction. It played too tightly on my heartstrings and in doing so left me revolted. 209 more words

French Literature