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A l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs -- Troisieme partie [French] By Marcel Proust
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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: Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust... More > (/pruːst/; French: [maʁsɛl pʁust]; 10 July 1871 – 18 November 1922) was a French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental novel À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time; earlier translated as Remembrance of Things Past), published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927. He is considered by many to be one of the greatest authors.Proust was born in Auteuil (the south-western sector of Paris's then-rustic 16th arrondissement) at the home of his great-uncle on 10 July 1871, two months after the Treaty of Frankfurt formally ended the Franco-Prussian War. His birth took place during the violence that surrounded the suppression of the Paris Commune, and his childhood corresponded with the consolidation of the French Third Republic. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcel_Proust< Less
Retiro em Plum Village By Leonardo Dobbin
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A photo book of a week retreat at Plum Village, a buddhist monastery in the South of France. Plum Village is the residence of Thich Nhat Hanh, one of the best known and most respected Zen masters in... More > the world today. All money of the selling books will be given to the brazilian Sangha.< Less
Contes de lundi [French] 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
Esprit des lois livres I a V, precedes d'une introduction de l'editeur [French] By Charles de Secondat, baron de Montesquieu
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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: Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de... More > Montesquieu (/ˈmɒntᵻskjuː/; French: [mɔ̃tɛskjø]; 18 January 1689 – 10 February 1755), generally referred to as simply Montesquieu, was a French lawyer, man of letters, and political philosopher who lived during the Age of Enlightenment. He is famous for his articulation of the theory of separation of powers, which is implemented in many constitutions throughout the world. He is also known for doing more than any other author to secure the place of the word despotism in the political lexicon.Montesquieu was born at the Château de la Brède in the southwest of France, 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of Bordeaux. His father, Jacques de Secondat, was a soldier with a long noble ancestry. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montesquieu< Less
Lettres persanes, tome I [French] By Charles de Secondat, baron de Montesquieu
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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: Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de... More > Montesquieu (/ˈmɒntᵻskjuː/; French: [mɔ̃tɛskjø]; 18 January 1689 – 10 February 1755), generally referred to as simply Montesquieu, was a French lawyer, man of letters, and political philosopher who lived during the Age of Enlightenment. He is famous for his articulation of the theory of separation of powers, which is implemented in many constitutions throughout the world. He is also known for doing more than any other author to secure the place of the word despotism in the political lexicon.Montesquieu was born at the Château de la Brède in the southwest of France, 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of Bordeaux. His father, Jacques de Secondat, was a soldier with a long noble ancestry. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montesquieu< Less
Lettres persanes, tome II [French] By Charles de Secondat, baron de Montesquieu
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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: Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de... More > Montesquieu (/ˈmɒntᵻskjuː/; French: [mɔ̃tɛskjø]; 18 January 1689 – 10 February 1755), generally referred to as simply Montesquieu, was a French lawyer, man of letters, and political philosopher who lived during the Age of Enlightenment. He is famous for his articulation of the theory of separation of powers, which is implemented in many constitutions throughout the world. He is also known for doing more than any other author to secure the place of the word despotism in the political lexicon.Montesquieu was born at the Château de la Brède in the southwest of France, 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of Bordeaux. His father, Jacques de Secondat, was a soldier with a long noble ancestry. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montesquieu< Less
Arsene Lupin, gentleman-cambrioleur [French] By Maurice Leblanc
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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: Major Maurice Le Blanc-Smith DFC (23 February 1896 – 29... More > October 1986) was a British World War I flying ace credited with seven aerial victories.Le Blanc-Smith's great-grandfather was Henry Le Blanc (1776-1855), born in Cavenham, Suffolk, one of 13 children of Thomas Le Blanc (1743–1801) and Felicia, née Pelham (1747–1840). The Le Blanc's trace their ancestry back to France. In 1792 Henry joined the 71st (Highland) Regiment of Foot and served in India, Scotland, Ireland and South Africa, before losing a leg to a Spanish cannonball while serving as a major in the Expedition to the Río de la Plata in 1806. He was invalided home to serve as lieutenant colonel of the 5th Royal Veteran Battalion in Guernsey, then as Captain of Invalids and Hospital Major at the Royal Hospital Chelsea. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_Leblanc-Smith< Less
Metal Sculptures. By David Vanorbeek
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Français + English!!! David Vanorbeek est un sculpteur professionnel qui réalise des sculptures abstraites et figuratives en métal récupéré et... More > recyclé. Depuis 1999 ses créations alternent intérieur, extérieur et monumental. Des œuvres abstraites et (plus avant qu'aujourd'hui) des sculptures d'insectes. "Quand les gens me demandent où je trouve mes idées je ne peux que répondre : je n’ai pas besoin d’idées, j’ai besoin du métal". Le texte dans le livre est en Français et en Anglais. David Vanorbeek, "Artdeev" is a sculptor in the south of France who makes figurative and abstract metal art sculptures for interior and exterior from recycled iron. Small and monumental metal art sculptures. Abstract work and (more before then today) insect-sculptures. "People ask me, how do I get my ideas? I can only reply that I don’t need ideas, I need metal". The text in the book is in English and French.< Less
OEuvres Completes de Frederic Bastiat, tome 4 mises en ordre, revues et annotees d'apres les manuscrits de l'auteur [French] By Frederic Bastiat
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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: Claude Frédéric Bastiat (French: [klod... More > fʁedeʁik bastja]; 30 June 1801 – 24 December 1850) was a French classical liberal theorist, political economist, Freemason, and member of the French National Assembly. He was notable for developing the economic concept of opportunity cost, and for introducing the Parable of the Broken Window or the "Glazier's fallacy". His ideas have provided a basis for libertarianism and the Austrian School.Bastiat was born in Bayonne, Aquitaine, a port town in the south of France on the Bay of Biscay, on 30 June 1801. His father, Pierre Bastiat, was a prominent businessman in the town. His mother died in 1808 when Frédéric was seven years old. His father moved inland to the town of Mugron with Frédéric following soon afterward. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fr%C3%A9d%C3%A9ric_Bastiat< Less
OEuvres Completes de Frederic Bastiat, tome 1 mises en ordre, revues et annotees d'apres les manuscrits de l'auteur [French] By Frederic Bastiat
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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: Claude Frédéric Bastiat (French: [klod... More > fʁedeʁik bastja]; 30 June 1801 – 24 December 1850) was a French classical liberal theorist, political economist, Freemason, and member of the French National Assembly. He was notable for developing the economic concept of opportunity cost, and for introducing the Parable of the Broken Window or the "Glazier's fallacy". His ideas have provided a basis for libertarianism and the Austrian School.Bastiat was born in Bayonne, Aquitaine, a port town in the south of France on the Bay of Biscay, on 30 June 1801. His father, Pierre Bastiat, was a prominent businessman in the town. His mother died in 1808 when Frédéric was seven years old. His father moved inland to the town of Mugron with Frédéric following soon afterward. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fr%C3%A9d%C3%A9ric_Bastiat< Less

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