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Frenglish gleanings week 8

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Frenglish? The links will be either in English or in French

Gleanings? Anything I found personally interesting and worthy of being shared with all my readers

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Great article on book press specialized in translation; and see my reviews for some of their titles: Oblivion; The Madonna of Notre Dame; The 6:41 to Paris

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Here are some of the books on France I plan to read, not sure yet how it will work with the BINGO

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A1: Charlatan, by Kate Braithwaite

A2: The Sword of the Maiden, by Kathleen C. Perrin

A3: The Madonna of Notre Dame, by Alexis Ragougneau

A4: Lacombe Lucien, by Patrick Modiano

A5: Murder on the Quai, by Cara Black

B1: Towards the Endless Day, by Olga Lossky

B2?: Tainted Tokay, by Alaux and Balen

B3: The Paris Librarian, by Mark Pryor

B5: Couple Mechanics, by Nelly Alard

C3?: Tainted Tokay, by Alaux and Balen

C4: The Sword of the Maiden, by Kathleen C. Perrin

C5?: Tainted Tokay, by Alaux and Balen

D2: The Rivals of Versailles, by Sally Christie

D4: The Black Notebook, by Patrick Modiano

D5: La Cache, by Christophe Boltanski

E1: Time and Regret, by M. K. Tod

E2: How To Talk About Places You’ve Never Been, by Pierre Bayard

E4: French Rhapsody, by Antoine Laurain

 

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Albertine disparue, by Marcel Proust

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Book review: Petite Confessions – I love France #151

I LOVE FRANCE And maybe you do too! If you have recently read a good book in connection with France, or watched a movie, read an article on France, etc, please mention it in the comment section and add a link to your blog post if you have one. I will regularly post a recap of all the links mentioned. If it’s a book review, why not enter it in the 2015 French Bingo?

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Petite Confessions: A Humorous Memoirette

Petite Confessions

Petite Confessions by Vicki Lesage

Publisher:  Velvet Morning Press Pages: 71 Publication date: March 8, 2015 Genre:  Nonfiction / Humor Source: Received from the author for review   Goodreads

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I don’t know how it is at your place, but May 2015 in Chicago is rather awful with tons of rainy and COLD days. The type of day when you want to crawl back in bed with a funny book, and I have exactly the one for you: Petite Confessions, by the author of two books already presented here:  Confessions of a Paris Party Girl and Confessions of a Paris Potty Trainer. Three laugh out books, trust me. Click to continue reading

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