February 2022 Books of the month giveaway

February 2022 Books of the month giveaway

We have 5 books in print for you to choose this month!
Only for US residents this month

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constellation  Red is my Heart

Constellation is brand new
Red is My Heart is an ARC, in excellent condition

  The Most Beautiful Book in the World  The Woman with the Bouquet Three Women in a Mirror

These 3 books are former library books, apparently never read,
so in excellent condition!

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French lit in the New York Times

French lit
in the New York Times

NYT French Lit

Did you see? This week, the New York Times book review section highlights French lit. Among the 4 books presented, two have been reviewed here at Words And Peace. Honestly, it looks like the New York Times missed the depth of these books, especially Constellation.

After having read their article (by clicking on the picture), I suggest you get back to my reviews, by clicking on the links: Constellation and Mon amie américaine are definitely worth reading, and they are much deeper than the newspaper makes them sound.

What do you think?
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Book review: Constellation – I love France 193

Constellation

Constellation

Author:
Adrien Bosc
Translator:
Willard Wood
Publisher:
Other Press

US Release date:
May 10, 2016
Pages:
171
ISBN:
978-1590517567
also available as ebook
Genre:
Historical Novel

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     MY THOUGHTS ABOUT THIS BOOK

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To be honest, I had not heard of the book nor the plane Constellation, before going to BEA last May. But I had received many great books from Other Press, so I knew I could trust it to be good. And it is.
On October 27, 1949, the plane Constellation left Orly, Paris, for New York. But it didn’t reach its destination. Instead, it crashed in the Azores archipelago. There was no survivor.
On board, among 34 passengers, were famous French boxer Marcel Cerdan (Edith Piaf’s lover!), and Ginette Neveu, a young violin virtuoso. Edith had begged Marcel to come and see her sing in New York.
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