One of France's best-selling writers at the time of the novel's composition, Dumas here combines what he considered to be life's essentials - 'l'action et l'amour'. This historical romance is the clim ... 続きを読む
Highlights the fact that Sade is studied not just as a pornographer but for his important contributions to literature, philosophy and the arts
Reviews his novels and lesser-known works, and their ... 続きを読む
The Masterpiece is the tragic story of Claude Lantier, an ambitious and talented young artist from the provinces who has come to conquer Paris and is conquered by the flaws in his own genius. While hi ... 続きを読む
Represents 200 years of the French literary tradition
Includes well-known stories by writers such as Balzac, Maupassant, Sartre, and Camus
Features work by Francophone writers from Quebec, Afri ... 続きを読む
I am not an angel nor a genie nor a ghost...I am Erik!'
A mysterious Phantom haunts the depths of the Paris Opera House where he has fallen passionately in love with the beautiful singer Christine ... 続きを読む
Poised between the fading world of chivalric romance and a new psychological realism, Madame de Lafayette's novel of passion and self-deception marks a turning point in the history of the novel. When ... 続きを読む
In this vigorous and fast-moving novel of post-Napoleonic France, Julien Sorel's plans to reach the higher echelons of society through the priesthood are defelected by his realization that the attainm ... 続きを読む
A compelling new translation of one of Zola's most powerful novels, the fifth work in his famous Rougon-Macquart series that traces the fortunes of a family over five generations.
Excellent new t ... 続きを読む
The Three Musketeers (1844) is one of the most famous historical novels ever written. It is also one of the world's greatest historical adventure stories, and its heroes have become symbols for the sp ... 続きを読む
It is May 1660 and the fate of nations is at stake. Mazarin plots, Louis XIV is in love, and Raoul de Bragelonne, son of Athos, is intent on serving France and winning the heart of Louise de la Vallie ... 続きを読む