French Literature

French literature is, generally speaking, literature written in the French language, particularly by citizens of France; it may also refer to literature written by people living in France who speak traditional languages of France other than French. Literature written by citizens of other nations such as Belgium, Switzerland, Canada, Senegal, Algeria, Morocco, etc. is referred to as Francophone literature. As of 2006, French writers have been awarded more Nobel Prizes in Literature than novelists, poets and essayists of any other country. France itself ranks first in the list of Nobel Prizes in ...more

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The Paris Hours
Une fille comme elle
Sea of Memories
The Perfect Nanny
P.S. from Paris
Le Livre des Baltimore
La Tempête des échos (La Passe-Miroir, #4)
La Tresse
Petit pays
La Disparition de Stephanie Mailer
La vie secrète des écrivains
Vernon Subutex, 1 (Vernon Subutex, #1)
La dernière des Stanfield
The Stranger
The Little Prince
Madame Bovary
Les Misérables
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Plague
The Three Musketeers (The D'Artagnan Romances, #1)
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
The Red and the Black
Père Goriot
Swann's Way (In Search of Lost Time, #1)
Les Liaisons dangereuses
Les Fleurs du Mal

Candide listened attentively and believed innocently; for he thought Miss Cunegonde extremely beautiful, though he never had the courage to tell her so.
Voltaire, Candide

Si Julián hubiera empleado en examinar lo que pasaba en el salón el tiempo que ponía en exagerar la belleza de Matilde o en apasionarse pensando en la altivez natural de su familia, a la que ella olvidaba por él, hubiera comprendido en qué consistía su poder sobre todo el que la rodeaba. - Capítulo XI
Stendhal, The Red and the Black

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