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The Last Days of Pekin By Pierre Loti
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Pierre Loti (pseudonym of Louis Marie-Julien Viaud; 14 January... More > 1850 – 10 June 1923) was a French naval officer and novelist, known for his exotic novels.Born to a Protestant family, Loti's education began in his birthplace, Rochefort, Charente-Maritime. At age 17 he entered the naval school in Brest and studied at Le Borda. He gradually rose in his profession, attaining the rank of captain in 1906. In January 1910 he went on the reserve list. He was in the habit of claiming that he never read books, saying to the Académie française on the day of his introduction (April 7, 1892), "Loti ne sait pas lire" ("Loti doesn't know how to read"), but testimony from friends proves otherwise, as does his library, much of which is preserved in his house in Rochefort. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Loti< Less
Au Maroc [French] By Pierre Loti
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Au Maroc (1890; "In Morocco") is a travel memoir by Pierre Loti about a month-long journey by horseback in Morocco through Tangier, Fez and Mekinez. The initial trip from Tangier to Fez was... More > in the company of a French embassy, after which Loti continued on by himself dressed in native clothing. Au Maroc was Loti's first pure travel literature.The book has been influential. Matisse, before coming to Morocco, studied the country by reading Loti's book. Edith Wharton’s In Morocco (1920) found its "strongest influence" in Loti's account.SourcesCommentary Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Au_Maroc Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Madame Chrysantheme [French] By Pierre Loti
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Pierre Loti (pseudonym of Louis Marie-Julien Viaud; 14 January... More > 1850 – 10 June 1923) was a French naval officer and novelist, known for his exotic novels.Born to a Protestant family, Loti's education began in his birthplace, Rochefort, Charente-Maritime. At age 17 he entered the naval school in Brest and studied at Le Borda. He gradually rose in his profession, attaining the rank of captain in 1906. In January 1910 he went on the reserve list. He was in the habit of claiming that he never read books, saying to the Académie française on the day of his introduction (April 7, 1892), "Loti ne sait pas lire" ("Loti doesn't know how to read"), but testimony from friends proves otherwise, as does his library, much of which is preserved in his house in Rochefort. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Loti< Less
La troisieme jeunesse de Madame Prune [French] By Pierre Loti
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Pierre Loti (pseudonym of Louis Marie-Julien Viaud; 14 January... More > 1850 – 10 June 1923) was a French naval officer and novelist, known for his exotic novels.Born to a Protestant family, Loti's education began in his birthplace, Rochefort, Charente-Maritime. At age 17 he entered the naval school in Brest and studied at Le Borda. He gradually rose in his profession, attaining the rank of captain in 1906. In January 1910 he went on the reserve list. He was in the habit of claiming that he never read books, saying to the Académie française on the day of his introduction (April 7, 1892), "Loti ne sait pas lire" ("Loti doesn't know how to read"), but testimony from friends proves otherwise, as does his library, much of which is preserved in his house in Rochefort. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Loti< Less
Fantome d'Orient [French] By Pierre Loti
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Pierre Loti (pseudonym of Louis Marie-Julien Viaud; 14 January... More > 1850 – 10 June 1923) was a French naval officer and novelist, known for his exotic novels.Born to a Protestant family, Loti's education began in his birthplace, Rochefort, Charente-Maritime. At age 17 he entered the naval school in Brest and studied at Le Borda. He gradually rose in his profession, attaining the rank of captain in 1906. In January 1910 he went on the reserve list. He was in the habit of claiming that he never read books, saying to the Académie française on the day of his introduction (April 7, 1892), "Loti ne sait pas lire" ("Loti doesn't know how to read"), but testimony from friends proves otherwise, as does his library, much of which is preserved in his house in Rochefort. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Loti< Less

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