These eight stories by leading 20th century French writers offer fascinating insights into French life and literature and are accompanied by a parallel English text, making them valuable for both French and English language students. Among the diverse and entertaining stories in the collection are the wistful masterpiece aGreen Tobaccoa by Clair Sainte-Soline; the exuberant tale of aThe Antsa by the post-war king of cafAc society, Boris Vian, and a suspense in the nineteenth-century erotic tradition from Andre de Mandiargues.I used to go and play on the cathedral square too, so that I could see him walk by. But after a while you hardly ever used to see him. It seems that hea#39;d had a tiff with the cathedral dean, whoa#39;d forbidden him to perform miracles. The church wasanbsp;...
|Title||:||Parallel Text: French Short Stories|
|Publisher||:||Penguin UK - 1992-07-30|