Short Stories in French: New Penguin Parallel Texts

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Richard Coward

An all-new version of this book from the popular parallel text series, Short Stories in French contains pieces of contemporary French fiction in the original French and in English translation too. It is printed with the left-hand page having the French text and the right-hand page the English translation. It includes stories from Bolganger, Cotnoir, Le Clzio and Germain, together providing a good insight into French culture and literature as well as serving as a useful educational tool.

Table of Contents

  • Learning How to Live / Frederic Fajardie (1947– )
  • All Lights Off / Frederic Fajardie (1947– )
  • David / Jean-Marie-Gustave Le Clezio (1940– )
  • The Occupation of the Ground / Jean Echenoz (1947– )
  • The Third-rate Film / Sylvie Massicotte (1959– )
  • The Objet d'Art / Jean-Paul Daoust (1946– )
  • The Hunters' Cafe / Daniel Boulanger (1922– )
  • Accursed Notebooks (an extract from La Deconvenue) / Louise Cotnoir (1948– )
  • Heloise / Sylvie Germain (1954– )
  • The Character / Gloria Escomel (1941– )
  • Self-destruction / Rene Belletto (1945– )
  • You Never Die / Alain Gerber (1950– )

Short Stories in French is aimed at adult learners but would be suitable for older children (KS4 / 14+) as well. It would best suit intermediates onwards as it is not aimed at complete beginners.

ISBN 9780140265439

Paperback, 240pp, 130 x 200mm


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