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    Classic books that French students read in high school (part two)

    As already evoked in an earlier post, I grew up in France and read therefore many French books at school. In an earlier post, I presented books that are particularly often studied in school and that were written by 17th and 18th century authors. For this post, I am going to evoke 19th century authors. This post may contain affiliate links. See the Disclosures page for more information. Classic Books that French students read in high school (part one): 19th century authors Father Goriot (Balzac) it is difficult to pick a book by Balzac because his collection of novels, The Human Comedy, is composed of more than 90 interlinked novels.…

  • Books

    Classic books that French students read in high school (part one)

    I grew up and went to school in France. Therefore, I read many classic French authors at school. Some of them are definitely hard to miss if you are attending a French high school. I set up a list of classic books that most French students read in high school. This post may contain affiliate links. See the Disclosures page for more information. Classic Books that French students read in high school (part one): 17th and 18th century authors The Princess of Cleves (Madame de La Fayette) The Princess of Cleves is often seen as one of the very first psychological novels. This is the story of a young and…