Books Tagged ‘France’

Complete Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant

Subject: Fiction

“I entered literary life as a meteor, and I shall leave it like a thunderbolt. ” These words of Maupassant to Jose Maria de Heredia on the occasion of a memorable meeting are, i...

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Essays of Michel De Montaigne

Subject: Philosophy

The Essays (French: Essais, pronounced [esɛ]) of Michel de Montaigne are contained in three books and 107 chapters of varying length. They were originally written in Middle Fren...

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Les Misérables

Subject: Fiction

Les Misérables is a French historical novel by Victor Hugo, first published in 1862, that is considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century. Beginning in 1815 and cul...

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The Count of Monte Cristo

Subject: Fiction

Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantes is confined to the grim fortress of If. There he learns of a great hoard of treasure hidden on the Isle of Monte...

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