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Tartarin On The Alps By Alphonse Daudet
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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: Alphonse Daudet (French: [dodɛ]; 13 May 1840 – 16... More > December 1897) was a French novelist. He was the husband of Julia Daudet and father of Edmée Daudet, and writers Léon Daudet and Lucien Daudet.Daudet was born in Nîmes, France His family, on both sides, belonged to the bourgeoisie. The father, Vincent Daudet, was a silk manufacturer — a man dogged through life by misfortune and failure. Alphonse, amid much truancy, had a depressing boyhood. In 1856 he left Lyon, where his schooldays had been mainly spent, and began his career as a schoolteacher at Alès, Gard, in the south of France. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alphonse_Daudet< Less
Fromont and Risler -- Complete By Alphonse Daudet
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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: Alphonse Daudet (French: [dodɛ]; 13 May 1840 – 16... More > December 1897) was a French novelist. He was the husband of Julia Daudet and father of Edmée Daudet, and writers Léon Daudet and Lucien Daudet.Daudet was born in Nîmes, France His family, on both sides, belonged to the bourgeoisie. The father, Vincent Daudet, was a silk manufacturer — a man dogged through life by misfortune and failure. Alphonse, amid much truancy, had a depressing boyhood. In 1856 he left Lyon, where his schooldays had been mainly spent, and began his career as a schoolteacher at Alès, Gard, in the south of France. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alphonse_Daudet< Less
Fromont and Risler -- Complete By Alphonse Daudet
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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: Alphonse Daudet (French: [dodɛ]; 13 May 1840 – 16... More > December 1897) was a French novelist. He was the husband of Julia Daudet and father of Edmée Daudet, and writers Léon Daudet and Lucien Daudet.Daudet was born in Nîmes, France His family, on both sides, belonged to the bourgeoisie. The father, Vincent Daudet, was a silk manufacturer — a man dogged through life by misfortune and failure. Alphonse, amid much truancy, had a depressing boyhood. In 1856 he left Lyon, where his schooldays had been mainly spent, and began his career as a schoolteacher at Alès, Gard, in the south of France. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alphonse_Daudet< Less
Le Petit Chose (part 1) Histoire d'un Enfant By Alphonse Daudet
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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: Alphonse Daudet (French: [dodɛ]; 13 May 1840 – 16... More > December 1897) was a French novelist. He was the husband of Julia Daudet and father of Edmée Daudet, and writers Léon Daudet and Lucien Daudet.Daudet was born in Nîmes, France His family, on both sides, belonged to the bourgeoisie. The father, Vincent Daudet, was a silk manufacturer — a man dogged through life by misfortune and failure. Alphonse, amid much truancy, had a depressing boyhood. In 1856 he left Lyon, where his schooldays had been mainly spent, and began his career as a schoolteacher at Alès, Gard, in the south of France. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alphonse_Daudet< Less
The Immortal Or, One Of The "Forty." (L'immortel) - 1877 By Alphonse Daudet
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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: Alphonse Daudet (French: [dodɛ]; 13 May 1840 – 16... More > December 1897) was a French novelist. He was the husband of Julia Daudet and father of Edmée Daudet, and writers Léon Daudet and Lucien Daudet.Daudet was born in Nîmes, France His family, on both sides, belonged to the bourgeoisie. The father, Vincent Daudet, was a silk manufacturer — a man dogged through life by misfortune and failure. Alphonse, amid much truancy, had a depressing boyhood. In 1856 he left Lyon, where his schooldays had been mainly spent, and began his career as a schoolteacher at Alès, Gard, in the south of France. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alphonse_Daudet< Less
Tartarin De Tarascon By Alphonse Daudet
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Tartarin of Tarascon (French: Tartarin de Tarascon) is an 1872 novel written by the French author Alphonse Daudet.The Provence town of Tarascon is so enthusiastic about hunting that no game lives... More > anywhere near it, and its inhabitants resort to telling hunting stories and throwing their own caps in the air to shoot at them. Tartarin, a plump middle-aged man, is the chief "cap-hunter", but following his enthusiastic reaction to seeing an Atlas lion in a travelling menagerie, the over-imaginative town understands him to be planning a hunting expedition to Algeria. So as not to lose face, Tartarin is forced to go, after gathering an absurd mass of equipment and weapons. On the boat from Marseille to Algiers, he hooks up with a conman posing as a Montenegrin prince who takes advantage of him in multiple ways. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tartarin_of_Tarascon Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Which? Or, Between Two Women By Ernest Daudet
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Artists' Wives By Alphonse Daudet
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Notoriety, faithfulness, gossip, love and style are Alphonse Daudet's subjects in these little-known stories about the strained relations between artists and their spouses. Daudet, known as the... More > French Dickens, has an unerring eye for that eternal triangle—artist husband, model wife, and fickle fame. Alphonse Daudet (1840–1897) was part of the French naturalist group of writers. He was known for his uncanny empathy, his unforced tone, his understated humor, and his keen observations of both Paris and Provençal life.< Less
Tartarin of Tarascon By ALPHONSE DAUDET
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ALPHONSE DAUDET Tartarin of Tarascon Alphonse Daudet, the celebrated French novelist, was born at Nimes on May 13, 1840, and as a youth of seventeen went to Paris, where he began as a poet at... More > eighteen, and at twenty-two made his first efforts in the drama. He soon found his feet as a contributor to the leading journals of the day and a successful writer for the stage. He was thirty-two when he wrote "Tartarin of Tarascon," than which no better comic tale has been produced in modern times. Tarascon is a real town, not far from the birthplace of Daudet, and the people of the district have always had a reputation for "drawing the long bow."< Less
Artists’ Wives (Les Femmes de Artistes) [A Whisky Priest Book] By Alphonse Daudet
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A wry and subversive collection of stories about the women who are unlucky enough to marry artists and poets. Wives of geniuses are unlucky enough, but what about those married to men who only think... More > they’re geniuses?< Less