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4.35  ·  Rating details ·  17 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Bluebirds by Catulle Mendès (1841-1909), here delightfully translated for the first time into English by Brian Stableford, is fascinating, not only because it illustrates a particular evolution within the pattern of the author’s own works, but because that pattern reflects a more general one associated with the evolution from the French Romanticism of the first half of the ...more
Paperback, 163 pages
Published March 20th 2017 by Snuggly Books (first published March 26th 2012)
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Glenn Russell
Nov 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Catulle Mendès, a key member of the 19th century French Decadent literary movement, wrote novels, poems, tales, plays and essays. He also write many charming fables. This collection includes 25 of his fables. If you enjoy fables and if you can read French, the book is available on amazon; if you can read Spanish, the book is available via the link below. With some help from Goggle translate, here is my translation (the very first in English) of one of my favorites:

BEAUTIFUL WORLD

At that time and
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Nancy Oakes
Apr 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I just loved this collection of French tales -- it's one of those "sorry, I'm out of the real world right now so please leave a message" kind of books that I look forward to finding and only ever so often do.

There are 27 short but powerful stories to be found in this collection, and while there is no way to quickly go through each one, I probably wouldn't anyway since the joy is in the reading and I wouldn't want to mess that up for anyone possibly considering this book. There is also great wis
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