Short Stories in French: Short Stories in French
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Short Stories in French: Short Stories in French : New Penguin Parallel Texts

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This is an all new version of the popular "Parallel Texts" series, containing eight pieces of contemporary fiction in the original French and in English translation. Including stories by Bolanger, Cotnoir, Le Clezio and Germain, this volume gives a fascinating insight into French culture and literature as well as providing an invaluable educational tool.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 127 x 195.58 x 17.78mm | 158.76g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0140265430
  • 9780140265439
  • 9,569

About Richard Coward

Richard Coward is a teacher of French at Eton College.show more

Table of contents

Introduction Learning How to Live / Frederic Fajardie (1947– ) All Lights Off / Frederic Fajardie (1947– ) David / Jean-Marie-Gustave Le Clezio (1940– ) The Occupation of the Ground / Jean Echenoz (1947– ) The Third-rate Film / Sylvie Massicotte (1959– ) The Objet d'Art / Jean-Paul Daoust (1946– ) The Hunters' Cafe / Daniel Boulanger (1922– ) Accursed Notebooks (an extract from La Deconvenue) / Louise Cotnoir (1948– ) Heloise / Sylvie Germain (1954– ) The Character / Gloria Escomel (1941– ) Self-destruction / Rene Belletto (1945– ) You Never Die / Alain Gerber (1950– ) Notes on French Texts Acknowledgementsshow more