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Contes, Tome II [French] By Madame d' (Marie-Catherine) Aulnoy
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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: Marie-Catherine Le Jumel de Barneville, Baroness d'Aulnoy... More > (1650/1651–4 January 1705), also known as Countess d'Aulnoy, was a French writer known for her fairy tales. When she termed her works contes de fées (fairy tales), she originated the term that is now generally used for the genre.d'Aulnoy was born in Barneville-la-Bertran, Calvados, as a member of the noble family of Le Jumel de Barneville. In 1666, she was given at the age of fifteen in an arranged marriage to a Parisian thirty years older—François de la Motte, Baron d'Aulnoy, of the household of the duc de Vendôme. The baron was a freethinker and a known gambler. Over the next three years, the couple had three children. Excerpt from:< Less

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