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In the Land of Pain
Alphonse Daudet
0375414851
January 2003
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
A popular writer in his time and admired by Charles Dickens and Henry James, French novelist, playwright and journalist Alphonse Daudet (1840-1897) has been largely forgotten today. According to novelist and essayist Barnes (Something to Declare, etc.), Daudet's work, although considered charming and topical in its heyday, did not have the depth and relevance to transcend its age-with one exception, this small volume, translated into English now for the first time. Basically a loose journal of ideas, metaphors and observations, the book offers a devastating emotional and spiritual portrait of a main in profound physical pain in the tertiary stage of syphilis. Daudet continued to write and publish during his illness, though he experienced bouts of rheumatism and severe fatigue, which progressed on to debilitating...


Tartarin of Tarascon
Alphonse Daudet
140433517X
December 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
In the first place you must know that everybody is shooting mad in these parts, from the greatest to the least. The chase is the local craze, and so it has ever been since the mythological times when the Tarasque, as the county dragon was called, flourished himself and his tail in the town marshes, and entertained shooting parties got up against him. So you see the passion has lasted a goodish bit. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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In the first place you must know that everybody is shooting mad in these parts, from the greatest to the least. The chase is the local craze, and so it has ever been since the mythological times when the Tarasque, as the county dragon was called, flourished himself and his tail in the town marshes, and...


Fromont: Immortals Crowned By The French Academy
Alphonse Daudet
141912546X
July 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
The complete text by Alphonse Daudet.

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The complete text by Alphonse Daudet.


Tartarin de Tarascon
Alphonse Daudet
1404335331
Dec 2002
Paperback
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Lettres de Mon Moulin
Alphonse Daudet
207040899X
September 2004
Paperback
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Language Notes
Text: French --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


The Nabob
Alphonse Daudet
0809532859
September 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
1902. With a critical introduction by Professor W.P. Trent. A frontispiece and numerous other portraits with descriptive notes by Octave Uzanne. Daudet made his mark with gentle naturalistic stories and novels that portrayed French life both in the provinces and in Paris. In The Nabob, Daudet deals with the theme of new millionaires. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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Bah! the Parisians do not look at things so closely. For them, every rich foreigner is a nabob, no matter whence he comes. Furthermore, this nabob has all the physical qualities for the part--a copper- coloured skin, eyes like burning coals, and, what is more, gigantic wealth, of which he makes, I do...


The Nabob
Alphonse Daudet
0809532867
September 2003
Hardcover
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Book Description
1902. With a critical introduction by Professor W.P. Trent. A frontispiece and numerous other portraits with descriptive notes by Octave Uzanne. Daudet made his mark with gentle naturalistic stories and novels that portrayed French life both in the provinces and in Paris. In The Nabob, Daudet deals with the theme of new millionaires. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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Bah! the Parisians do not look at things so closely. For them, every rich foreigner is a nabob, no matter whence he comes. Furthermore, this nabob has all the physical qualities for the part--a copper- coloured skin, eyes like burning coals, and, what is more, gigantic wealth, of which he makes, I do...


Nabob
Alphonse Daudet
1410103404
July 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
1902. With a critical introduction by Professor W.P. Trent. A frontispiece and numerous other portraits with descriptive notes by Octave Uzanne. Daudet made his mark with gentle naturalistic stories and novels that portrayed French life both in the provinces and in Paris. In The Nabob, Daudet deals with the theme of new millionaires. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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Bah! the Parisians do not look at things so closely. For them, every rich foreigner is a nabob, no matter whence he comes. Furthermore, this nabob has all the physical qualities for the part--a copper- coloured skin, eyes like burning coals, and, what is more, gigantic wealth, of which he makes, I do...


Nabob
Alphonse Daudet
1417933348
April 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
1902. With a critical introduction by Professor W.P. Trent. A frontispiece and numerous other portraits with descriptive notes by Octave Uzanne. Daudet made his mark with gentle naturalistic stories and novels that portrayed French life both in the provinces and in Paris. In The Nabob, Daudet deals with the theme of new millionaires. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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Bah! the Parisians do not look at things so closely. For them, every rich foreigner is a nabob, no matter whence he comes. Furthermore, this nabob has all the physical qualities for the part--a copper- coloured skin, eyes like burning coals, and, what is more, gigantic wealth, of which he makes, I do not fear to say it, the most noble and the most intelligent...


Sapho: Parisian Manners
Alphonse Daudet
1417901292
April 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
1910. Daudet made his mark with gentle naturalistic stories and novels that portrayed French life both in the provinces and in Paris. Classic tale of a sensual young French woman.


Tartarin of Tarascon
Alphonse Daudet
1419150812
June 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
In the first place you must know that everybody is shooting mad in these parts, from the greatest to the least. The chase is the local craze, and so it has ever been since the mythological times when the Tarasque, as the county dragon was called, flourished himself and his tail in the town marshes, and entertained shooting parties got up against him. So you see the passion has lasted a goodish bit.

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In the first place you must know that everybody is shooting mad in these parts, from the greatest to the least. The chase is the local craze, and so it has ever been since the mythological times when the Tarasque, as the county dragon was called, flourished himself and his tail in the town marshes, and entertained shooting parties got up against him. So you see...


The Siege Of Berlin And Other Stories
Alphonse Daudet
141918248X
July 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
Father Stenne was so fond of his boy! He was so happy in the afternoon, after school, when the little fellow came for him and they made together the circuit of the paths, stopping at each bench to salute the occupants and to answer their kind words.

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Father Stenne was so fond of his boy! He was so happy in the afternoon, after school, when the little fellow came for him and they made together the circuit of the paths, stopping at each bench to salute the occupants and to answer their kind words.

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