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 Rain Watcher
The Perfect Nanny
The Rain Watcher
P.S. from Paris
L'Ordre du jour
En finir avec Eddy Bellegueule
Ta deuxième vie commence quand tu comprends que tu n'en as qu'une
Petit pays
Soumission
Le Livre des Baltimore
The Red Notebook
Les Loyautés
Cooking for Picasso
La Tresse
Out of Sorts
Demain
The Stranger
Madame Bovary
The Little Prince
Les Misérables
Candide
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Three Musketeers (The D'Artagnan Romances, #1)
The Plague
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
The Red and the Black
Père Goriot
Swann's Way (In Search of Lost Time, #1)
Nausea
Les Liaisons dangereuses
Les Fleurs du Mal

Alexander L. Kielland
Jeg gir en god dag i litteraturen – foruten den franske da!
Alexander L. Kielland, Tre Par. Lystspil i Tre Akter

Jean Cocteau
Poetry is a machine that manufactures love. Its other virtues escape me.
Jean Cocteau, Art & Faith

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