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thousand years of French books

National Book League.

thousand years of French books

catalogue of an exhibition of manuscripts , first editions and bindings

by National Book League.

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Published by Cambridge University Press in [s.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementarranged by Desmond Flower for the National Book League.
ContributionsFlower, Desmond.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20230155M


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As tongue in cheek as the title sounds, this is an informative history book that charts years of Anglo-French mutual adoration loathing.

Stephen Clarke leaves no stone unturned as he charts events surrounding the momentous events from history involving the two countries.4/5. Inhe self-published A Year in the Merde, a comic novel skewering contemporary French society.

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These provided me with the full title: A Thousand Years of French Books: Catalogue of an Exhibition of Manuscripts, First Editions and Bindings, and the further information that the exhibition was "arranged by Desmond Flower for the National Book League", and that the catalogue was published by Cambridge University : Peter Kidd.

In The Year of the French Thomas Flanagan suceeds in giving a social snapshot of the time and shows the rebellion from many differing and opposing points of view.

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The novel was an instant success and has led to numerous follow-ups, including Dial M for Merde (), 1, Years of Annoying the French (), and Paris Revealed (). After working as a journalist for a French press group for ten years, Paris-based Clarke now has a regular spot on French cable TV, poking fun at French culture/5(7).

Get this from a library. A thousand years of French books: catalogue of an exhibition of manuscripts, first editions, and bindings. [Desmond Flower; National Book. I realize that any book that gives a balanced view of history is going to irritate French people a lot. So I’m really sorry, France, but the 1, years of being annoyed by les Anglo-Saxons aren’t over yet Et voilà, end of intro, start of book – I hope that makes you want to read more.

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