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101 popular french books
Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the "Read Around Europe Challenge" were written by authors from France. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.

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A su imagen by Jérôme Ferrari ES

Rating: 5     1 Vote
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Premio Le Monde 2018 Premio Méditerranée 2019 Una joven fotógrafa muere repentinamente en un accidente en una carretera de Calvi, Córcega. El funeral será oficiado por su tío y padrino, quien pese a haberse prometido concentrarse plenamente en la liturgia, no podrá evitar que regresen a su mente imágenes de su sobrina: la niña fascinada por la fotografía, la adolescente seducida por un militante nacionalista, la prestigiosa fotógrafa de bodas o la periodista de un diario local que un día lo dejó todo para viajar a Yugoslavia durante la guerra. En esta aclamada obra, el ganador del premio Gonco... continue
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A Winter's Promise by Christelle Dabos EN

Rating: 4     3 Votes
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When Ophelia, who can travel through mirrors, is betrothed to an influential member of a faraway clan, she journeys to the towering city of Citaceleste, where she realizes she has become a pawn in a dangerous political game.

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Against Nature by Joris-Karl Huysmans EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
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Against Nature is Huysmans's great fin-de-siècle novel anticipating many of the strains of modernism in its appreciation of Baudelaire, Moreau, Redon, Mallarmé and Poe. This new translation is supplemented by a critically up-to-date introduction and indispensable notes which enhance the understanding of a highly allusive work.

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All the Louvre

All the Louvre by BeauxArts Editions EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
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Anomalie by Hervé Le Tellier NL

Rating: 4     1 Vote
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Als een verloren gewaand vliegtuig na maanden alsnog in New York arriveert, zijn alle passagiers en bemanningsleden verdubbeld.

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Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne EN

Rating: 5     2 Votes
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Verne's classic novel of global voyaging One night in the reform club, Phileas Fogg bets his companions that he can travel across the globe in just eighty days. Breaking the well-established routine of his daily life, he immediately sets off for Dover with his astonished valet Passepartout. Passing through exotic lands and dangerous locations, they seize whatever transportation is at hand - whether train or elephant - overcoming set-backs and always racing against the clock. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.... continue


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Baise-moi by Virginie Despentes FR

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Nadine et Manu sont deux filles de leur époque, à une nuance près : elles refusent de subir la vie, ses frustrations et ses défaites. Alors, elles forcent le destin à accomplir leur volonté, persuadées que tout ce qui ne les tuera pas les rendra plus fortes. De casses de supermarchés en revanches sanglantes, elles deviennent des prédatrices insatiables et sans scrupules, parsemant leur sale balade de sentences bien brutales, syncopées et implacables. [Source : 4eme de couv.]


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Bonjour tristesse by Françoise Sagan FR

Rating: 5     1 Vote
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Description:
La villa est magnifique, l'été brûlant, la Méditerranée toute proche. Cécile a dix-sept ans. Elle ne connaît de l'amour que des baisers, des rendez-vous, des lassitudes. Pas pour longtemps. Son père, veuf, est un adepte joyeux des liaisons passagères et sans importance. Ils s'amusent, ils n'ont besoin de personne, ils sont heureux. La visite d'une femme de coeur, intelligente et calme, vient troubler ce délicieux désordre. Comment écarter la menace ? Dans la pinède embrasée, un jeu cruel se prépare. C'était l'été 1954. On entendait pour la première fois la voix sèche et rapide d'un " charmant ... continue


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