What to read during your summer holidays?

The Embassy of France suggests you a list of Francophone reading for your festive holidays: classic litterature or modern authors, romances or crime novels, everybody will find a book to suit his/her taste!

All the books in the list below are available in English in South African bookstores.


Edmond Rostang – Cyrano de Bergerac
Maupassant – short stories
Victor Hugo – Les Miserables
Jules Verne – Around the World in Eighty Days
Zola – Nana, The Beast Within
Flaubert - Mrs Bovary
Boris Vian – The Froth of Days
Saint-Exupéry – The Little Prince (the most sold and translated book in the world since its publication in 1943), Wind, Sand and Stars
Albert Camus – The Outsider
Dumas – The Three Musketeers
Marguerite Duras – various novels available
Marcel Pagnol – My Father’s Glory, My Mother’s Castle, Jean de Florette, Manon of the Springs
Michel Houellebecq – The Map and the Territory, Plateform, Whatever
Daniel Pennac – The eye of the wolf, School Blues
Patrick Modiano – Dora Bruder
Anna Gavalda – various novels available
Joël Dicker – The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair
Beigbeder – various novels available
Fred Vargas – various novels available
Amélie Nothomb – various novels available
Marc Dugain – The Avenue of Giants
Bernard Werber – Empire of the Ants
Muriel Barbery – The Elegance of the Hedgehog, The Gourmet
Tatiana de Rosnay – A Secret Kept, The House I Loved
Delphine de Vigan – Nothing Holds Back the Night, No And Me
Grégoire Delacourt – The List of My Desires
Marc Lévy – various novels available

publie le 07/01/2016

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