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Authors  of  France  Pages


While working back and forth on these many webpages, items kept appearing for authors of Great Britain and France,
with nowhere to cross-reference them. Thus a page for British authors was created in Spring 2012, and this page for French authors
was created in early 2013. This page serves two intentions: to pay homage to the many French writers & poets & playwrights who
have influenced American literature and-or American life during the past 200-plus years, and also to the many French authors who
provided source material for so many major Hollywood feature films.

Cinema of France Pages at Magic Lantern

browse Books / World Literature / France category at Amazon

Anthologies  &  Literary  History

History of French Literature book by C.H. Conrad Wright in Kindle format  
"A History of French Literature" [1925] by C.H. Conrad Wright
Kindle Edition from Lecturable [12/2012] for $99¢ {sic}
Oxford Companion to French Literature book edited by Harvey & Heseltine  "The Oxford Companion To French Literature" [1959]
Compiled & edited by Sir Paul Harvey & J.E. Heseltine

Oxford Clarendon Press 9¼x6½ hardcover [1966] out of print/used
Oxford Clarendon Press 9½x6½ hardcover [1959] out of print/many used
Concise Oxford Dictionary of French Literature book edited by Joyce M.H. Reid  "The Concise Oxford Dictionary of French Literature" [1976]
Edited by Joyce M.H. Reid
- an official abridgement of "The Oxford Companion To French Literature", revised & expanded with 200 new entries
Oxford Univ Press 7½x5 pb [3/86] out of print/many used
Oxford Univ Press 8x5½ hardcover [12/76] out of print/used
New History of French Literature book edited by Denis Hollier  "A New History of French Literature" [164 essays 1989]
Edited by Denis Hollier

Harvard Univ Press 10x6½ pb [8/98] for $41.90
Harvard Univ Press 9¾x8 hardcover [9/89] out of print/many used
An Essay on French Verse For Readers of English Poetry book by Jacques Barzun   "An Essay on French Verse: For Readers of English Poetry" [1991]
by Jacques Barzun [1907-2012]

book won the Poetry Society of America's Melville Cane Poetry Award
New Directions Publng 8½x5½ pb [4/91] for $15.95
New Directions Publng 9¼x5¾ hardcover [4/91] out of print/used
New Oxford Companion to Literature in French book edited by Peter France  "The New Oxford Companion To Literature In French" [1995]
Edited by Peter France

Oxford Univ Press 9¼x6 hardcover [5/95] for $121.88
Cambridge Companion To The French Novel book edited by Timothy Unwin  "The Cambridge Companion To The French Novel: From 1800 To The Present"
[1997] Edited by Timothy Unwin

Kindle Edition from Cambridge Univ Press [1/2013] for $14.30
Cambridge Univ Press 9x6 pb [10/97] for $29.78
Cambridge Univ Press 9x6 hardcover [10/97] for $113.00
Oxford Book of French Short Stories anthology edited by Elizabeth Fallaize  "The Oxford Book of French Short Stories" [2002] Edited by Elizabeth Fallaize
Kindle Edition from Oxford Paperbacks [2002 edition] for $10.88
Oxford Univ Press 7¾x5¼ pb [5/2010] for $15.82
28 stories by authors Marcel Aymé, Christiane Barocke, Albert Camus, Colette, Alphonse Daudet, Honoré de Balzac, Simone de Beauvoir, Viliers de L'Isle-Adam, Guy de Maupassant (2), The Marquis de Sade, René Depestre, Birago Diop, Assia Djebar, Frédéric Fajardie, Gustave Flaubert, Théophile Gautier, Hervé Guibert, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Prosper Mérimée, Monique Proulx, Jean-Paul Sartre, Annie Saumone, Georges Simenon, Stendahl, Michel Tournier, Renée Vivien, and Émile Zola
History of French Literature book by David Coward  
"A History of French Literature: From Chanson de Geste To Cinema" [2003]
by David Coward

Kindle Edition from Wiley-Blackwell [2003 edition] for $44.76 {sic}
Wiley-Blackwell 8¾x6¾ pb [10/2003] for $50.60
Masterpieces of French Literature book by Marilyn S. Severson  "Masterpieces of French Literature" [2004] by Marilyn S. Severson
Scholarly examination of important French novels in terms of narrative style, philosophy, historical relevance, biograph-ical context, and much more; the eight chosen classic works are: "The Count of Monte Cristo (Le Comte de Monte-Cristo)" [1844] by Alexandre Dumas [1802-70], "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" [1831] by Victor Hugo [1802-85], "The Little Prince" [1943] by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry [1900-44], "Madame Bovary" [1856] by Gustave Flaubert [1821-80], "Les Misérables" [1862] by Victor Hugo [1802-85], "The Plague (La Peste)" [1947] by Albert Camus [1913-60], "The Stranger (L’Étranger)" [1942] by Albert Camus [1913-60], and "The Three Musketeers (Les Trois Mousquetaires)" [1844] by Alexandre Dumas [1802-70]
Kindle Edition from Greenwood [2004 edition9/00] for $39.46 {sic}
Greenwood Publng Group 9¼x6¼ hardcover [3/2004] for $52.25

Paris Tales anthology translated by Helen Constantine  "Paris Tales" [22 stories 2004] Selected & Translated by Helen Constantine
These 22 tales were written from the 1830s to modern times; includes stories by Frédéric Beigbeder, Michel Butor, Andrée Chedid, Colette, Maryse Condé, Didier Daeninckx, Honoré de Balzac, Guy de Maupassant (2), Gérard de Nerval, Jean Echenoz, Léon-Paul Fargue, Cyrille Fleischman, Anna Gavalda, Julien Green, Roger Grenier, Hugo Marsan, Georges Perec, Vincent Ravalec, Jacques Réda, Annie Saumont, and Émile Zola
Kindle Edition from Oxford Univ Press [2004 edition] for $11.49
Oxford Univ Press 7¾x5¼ pb [12/2004] for $16.42
Talk Dirty French book by Alexis Munier & Emmanuel Tichelli  
"Talk Dirty French: Beyond Merde - The Curses, Slang, and Street Lingo You Need To Know When You Speak Français" [2008]
by Alexis Munier & Emmanuel Tichelli

Kindle Edition from Adams Media [2008 edition] for $7.39
Adams Media mass pb [6/2008] for $8.50
Cambridge History of French Literature book edited by William Burgwinkle), Nicholas Hammond & Emma Wilson  "The Cambridge History of French Literature" [2011]
Edited by William Burgwinkle, Nicholas Hammond & Emma Wilson

From the troubadours to the theater to popular novels to the cinema
Cambridge Univ Press 9x6 hardcover [3/2011] for $124.39 {sic}
Paris Metro Tales anthology translated by Helen Constantine  "Paris Métro Tales" [22 stories 2011] Selected & Translated by Helen Constantine
These 22 tales take place from the 1830s to modern times at the Gare du Nord rail terminus and at each of the twenty arrondissements of Paris, France that are served by the Métropolitain mostly-underground transit system. Includes stories by Daniel Boulanger, Andrée Chedid, Colette, Honoré de Balzac, Théodore de Banville, Guy de Maupassant (2), Gérard de Nerval (2), Jacques de Voragine, Martine Delerm (2), Marie Desplechin, Claude Dufresne, Frédéric Fajardie, Cyrille Fleischman, Paul Fournel, Julien Green, Jacques Réda, Annie Saumont, Georges Simenon, and Émile Zola
Kindle Edition from Oxford Univ Press [3/2011] for $9.99
Oxford Univ Press 7¾x5¼ pb [5/2011] for $14.03
Great French Short Stories anthology edited by Paul Negri  
"Great French Short Stories" [12 stories 2011] Edited by Paul Negri
Kindle Edition from Dover Publns [9/2012] for $2.99
Dover Thrift Editions 8x5 pb [9/2011] for $3.26
12 stories by authors Alphonse Daudet, Honoré de Balzac, Guy de Maupassant (2), Gérard de Nerval, Gustave Flaubert, André Gide, Jules Laforgue, Prosper Mérimée, Jules Renard, Voltaire, and Émile Zola
French Short Stories, Illustrated anthology in Kindle format from Seedbox Classics  "French Short Stories (Illustrated)" for Kindle [23 stories 2011]
Kindle Edition from Seedbox Classics [12/2011] for 99¢ {sic}
23 stories by authors Jean Aicard, Rene Bazin, Paul Bourget, A. Cheneviere, Francois Coppee, Alphonse Daudet, Honoré de Balzac, Paul de Kock, Guy de Maupassant, Alfred de Musset, Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire, Alexandre Dumas, Erckmann-Chatrian, Ludovic Halevy, Victor Hugo, Alain Rene Le Sage, Catulle Mendes, Prosper Mérimée, Henry Murger, Marcel Prevost, Clemence Robert, Eugene Francois Vidocq, and Émile Zola

L i n k s
French Literature entry at Wikipedia
Prix Goncourt [est. 1903]
Grand Prix du Roman de l'Académie Française [est. 1918]
Prix des Deux Magots [est. 1933]

Authors  of  France,  A to Z

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Charles Baudelaire [1821-67]

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Albert Camus [1913-60] Page
at Maison d'Être Philosophy Bookstore

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Colette [1873-1954] ("Gigi")

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Honoré de Balzac [1799-1850]

BLUE CHECK: listed #86 on U.K. Telegraph Best 100  Novels (8/2014)  "Old Father Goriot (Le Père Goriot)" [1835] by Honoré de Balzac [1799-1850]

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Simone de Beauvoir [1908-86]

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Guy de Maupassant [1850-93]

"Bel Ami" classic novel [France 1885, English 1903]
"Bel Ami" feature film [France 1939] /tt0031092/
"Bel Ami" feature film [Mexico 1947] /tt0131989/ won 3 Silver Ariel Awards
"The Private Affairs of Bel Ami" in English [United Artists April 1947] starring George Sanders
"Bel Ami" feature film in German [Austria 1955] /tt0047868/
"Bel Ami" TV movie in German [Germany 1968] /tt0062721/
"Bel Ami" 5-episode TV mini-series [BBC-TV 1971] /tt0497175/
"Bel Ami" TV mini-series [France May 1973] /tt0319041/
"Bel Ami" TV movie [Belgium & France 2005] /tt0441994/ starring Sagamore Stévenin

"Bel Ami" feature film [UK March 2012, USA June 2012] /tt1440732/
with Robert Pattinson, Uma Thurman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Christina Ricci & Holliday Grainger
http://www.belamimovie.co.uk/ + http://www.magpictures.com/belami/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlFlZVLG46c official trailer [2:00]

The Necklace and Other Stories book by Guy de Maupassant, translated by Sandra Smith  "The Necklace and Other Stories: Maupassant For Modern Times" [2015]
by Guy de Maupassant, new modern-language translations by Sandra Smith

28 short stories and novellas 'Boule de Suif' and 'Le Horla'
Kindle Edition from Liveright [7/2015] for $14.43
Liveright 9½x6¾ hardcover [8/2015] for $16.47
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Spirit of America Bookstore's
aviator & author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry [1900-44] Page

"Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince)" [1943] is the number two bestseller worldwide, after "A Tale of Two Cities" [1859]
by Charles Dickens [1812-70], and in front of "The Lord of The Rings" novel trilogy and "The Hobbit".

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Maurice Dekobra [1885-1973]

"Madonna of The Sleeping Cars" [1925 bestseller]
First published in English in 1927 and one of the XXth Century’s first massive bestsellers, selling over 15 million copies worldwide.
"Madonna of The Sleeping Cars" [1929] /tt0020129/
"La Madone des Sleepings" [1955] /tt0143549/

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Alexandre Dumas [1802-70]

BLUE CHECK: listed #84 on U.K. Telegraph Best 100  Novels (8/2014)  "The Three Musketeers (Les Trois Mousquetaires)" [1844] by Alexandre Dumas & Auguste Maquet [1813-88]
There have been at least 25 film & TV adaptations of "The Three Musketeers".

Le Prince des Voleurs / Prince of Thieves book by Alexandre Dumas  "Le Prince des Voleurs (The Prince of Thieves)" [1872]
by Alexandre Dumas [1802-70], Translated by Alfred Allinson [1852-1929] in 1904

Kindle Edition from Reginetta Press [1/2013] for $3.99 {sic}

see also Spirit of America Bookstore's Robin Hood Page

Robin Hood le Proscrit / Robin Hood The Outlaw book by Alexandre Dumas  "Robin Hood The Outlaw (Robin Hood le Proscrit)" [1874]
by Alexandre Dumas [1802-70], Translated by Alfred Allinson [1852-1929] in 1904

Kindle Edition from Reginetta Press [12/2014] for $3.99 {sic}
Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [9/2014] for $4.99

see also Spirit of America Bookstore's Robin Hood Page

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Gustave Flaubert [1821-80]

  BLUE CHECK: listed #23 on U.K. Telegraph Best 100  Novels (8/2014)  "Madame Bovary" [1856]

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Anatole France [1844-1924]

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Victor Hugo [1902-85]

      "Les Misérables" [1862 novel] by Victor Hugo [1802-85]
author entry at Wikipedianovel entry at Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les_Mis%C3%A9rables_(1935_film) starring Fredric March & Charles Laughton
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les_Mis%C3%A9rables_(radio) by Orson Welles
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les_Mis%C3%A9rables_(2012_film) of the 1980 musical
manga adaptation by Takahiro Arai [Japan 2013]

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Czech-born Milan Kundera [b. 1929] of France

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Gustave Henri Joseph Le Rouge [1867-1938] of France

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Maurice {Marie Émile} Leblanc [1864-1941]
IMDb listingWikipediaonline etexts at Project Gutenberg

The Arsène Lupin Mysteries in Kindle format from Halcyon Press  "The Arsène Lupin Mysteries: 12 Novels In One Volume" for Kindle [2010]
by Maurice Leblanc

Kindle Edition from Halcyon Press, Ltd. [8/2010] for $1.99 {sic}
includes 12 novels translated to English, with an active table of contents: ten Arsène Lupin novels: "Arsène Lupin", "Arsène Lupin versus Herlock Sholmes" {sic}, "The Confessions of Arsène Lupin", "The Crystal Stopper", "The Eight Strokes of The Clock", "813" [1910], "The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsène Lupin", "The Golden Triangle: The Return of Arsène Lupin", "The Hollow Needle" [1909], and "The Teeth of The Tiger"; and two non-Lupin novels: "The Blonde Lady" and "The Secret of Sarek"
The Works of Maurice Leblanc in Kindle format from Amazon Digital Services  
"The Works of Maurice Leblanc" for Kindle [2013]
Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [2/2013] for $1.99 {sic}
sixteen books in English: same contents as ebook just above, plus non-Lupin novels "The Frontier"
[1911], "The Three Eyes" [1919], "The Tremendous Event" [1920], and "The Woman of Mystery"
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Gaston Leroux [1868-1927]

"The Phantom of The Opera" [1909-1910]

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{Jean-Baptiste Poquelin} dit Molière [1622-73]
Molière writer credits listing [220+ titles] at Internet Movie Database
Molière {as character} credits [since 1909] at Internet Movie Database
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moli%C3%A8re_Award [est. 1987]

"Molière" feature film [France 1956] directed by Norbert Tildian, starring Jean-Paul Belmondo


"Molière" 2007 movie from France  "Molière" [France Jan 2007, Sony USA July 2007]
"A comedy treat" loosely based on two of his plays, 'Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme' and 'Tartuffe';
Co-written & directed by Laurent Tirard; co-written by Grégoire Vigneron; starring Romain Duris, Fabrice Luchini, Laura Morante, Edouard Baer, Ludivine Sagnier, Fanny Valette, Gonzague Montuel, Gilian Petrovski, Sophie-Charlotte Husson, Anne Suarez, Annelise Hesme, Luc Tremblais, Nicolas Vaude, Philippe du Janerand & Pierre Laplace
Sony Pictures Home Ent. French-language/subtitles widescreen color DVD [1/2008] for $14.99
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

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Charles Perrault [1628-1703]
Perrault collected local children's oral folk stories that have become classic fairy tales around the Western world.

Classic Fairy Tales by Charles Perrault book illustrated by Harry Clarke  "Classic Fairy Tales by Charles Perrault" [orig 1916]
Introduction by Thomas Bodkin, 24 illustrations by Harry Clarke

this edition is absent "Patient Griselda"
Kindle Edition from MoRef [9/2012] for $14.51
Gill & MacMillan, Ltd. 10x7¾ hardcover [1/2013] for $22.76
Complete Fairy Tales by Charles Perrault book illustrated by Gustave Doré  "The Complete Fairy Tales by Charles Perrault" [8 stories; 1976]
New translation by Christopher Betts, classic illustrations by Gustave Doré

Kindle Edition from Oxford Univ Press [10/2009] for $7.55
Oxford Univ Press 5x7¾ pb [11/2010] for $11.06
Oxford Univ Press 8¾x5¾ hardcover [10/2009] for $22.76
mis-titled: this edition has only eight stories, is absent "Donkeyskin", "The Foolish Wishes", and "Patient Griselda"
Complete Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault book   "The Complete Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault" [ages 9 & up; 11 stories, 1993]
New Translations by Nicoletta Simborowski & Neil Philip,
Illustrated by Sally Holmes

Clarion Books 10¼x7¾ hardcover [8/93] out of print/many used
includes eleven stories: "Bluebeard", "Cinderella", "Donkeyskin", "The Fairies", "The Foolish Wishes", "Hop o' My Thumb", "Little Red Riding Hood", "Patient Griselda", "Puss-in-Boots", "The Sleeping Beauty", and "Tufty Ricky"
Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault book illustrated by Harry Clarke  
"The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault" [10 stories; 2012]
Introduction by Thomas Bodkin, 24 illustrations by Harry Clarke

this edition is absent "Patient Griselda"
Calla Editions 10x7 hardcover [9/2012] for $23.86
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{Valentin Louis Georges Eugène} Marcel Proust [1871-1922]

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Pierre-Jules Renard [1864-1910]

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poet Arthur Rimbaud [1854-91]

"The Time of The Assassins: A Study of Rimbaud" [] by Henry Miller

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Edmond Rostand [1868-1918]

"Cyrano de Bergerac"

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Françoise Sagan [1935-2004]

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Jean-Paul Sartre [1905-80] Page
at Maison d'Être Philosophy Bookstore

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Georges Simenon [1903-89] Page
at BlackHat Mystery Bookstore

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Marie-Henri Beyle [1783-1842], known as Stendhal

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science fiction pioneer Jules Verne [1828-1905]
IMDb listing {150+ titles}Wikipedia
http://www.lejulesverne-paris.com/ restaurant high up the Eiffel Tower

"Master Zacharias" Verne's 1854 short story
"Five Weeks In A Balloon (Cinq Semaines en Ballon)" [1863]
"A Journey To The Center of The Earth (Voyage au Centre de la Terre)" [1864]
"The Adventures of Captain Hatteras (Voyages et Aventures du Capitaine Hatteras)" [1866]
"In Search of The Castaways, or Captain Grant's Children (Les Enfants du Capitaine Grant)" [1867–68]
"Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea (Vingt Mille Lieues sous Les Mers)" [1870]
"Around The World In Eighty Days (Le Tour du Monde en Quatre-vingts Jours)" [1873]
"The Mysterious Island (L'Île Mystérieuse)" [1875]
"Michael Strogoff (Michel Strogoff)" [1876]
"The Child of The Cavern (Les Indes Noires)" [1877]
"Off On A Comet (Hector Servadac)" [1877]
"Eight Hundred Leagues On The Amazon (La Jangada)" [1881]
"Robur The Conqueror, or The Clipper of The Clouds (Robur-le-Conquérant)" [1886]
"Two Years' Vacation (Deux Ans de Vacances)" [1888]
"The Carpathian Castle (Le Château des Carpathes)" [1892]
"Master of The World (Maître du Monde)" [1904], sequel to "Robur The Conqueror"
"Le Secret de Wilhelm Storitz" [written 1897, publ'd 1910]

Greatest Science Fiction Collection in Kindle format from H&H Books  "The Greatest/Ultimate Science Fiction Collection, Volume 1 (49 Books)" for Kindle [2009]
Kindle Edition from H&H Books [10/2009] for $2.99
Packager is confused about 'greatest' and 'ultimate', and this anthology may be neither, but 49 science fiction books and stories for three dollars is still a marvelous deal. Contains 49 works from four authors: George Allan England [1877-1937]: "The Afterglow"; "The Air Trust"; "Beyond The Great Oblivion"; "Darkness and Dawn, A Trilogy"; "The Flying Legion"; "The Last New Yorkers"; Carey Rockwell {house pseudonym at Grosset & Dunlap}: "Danger In Deep Space"; "On The Trail of The Space Pirates"; "The Revolt On Venus"; "Sabotage
In Space"; "The Space Pioneers"; "Stand By For Mars!"; "Treachery In Outer Space"; Tom Godwin [1915-80]: "-- And Devious The Line of Duty"; "Cry From A Far Planet"; "The Helpful Hand of God"; "The Nothing Equation"; "Space Prison"; and 31 books by Jules Verne: "A Journey To The Centre of The Earth"; "A Voyage In A Balloon"; "A Winter Amid The Ice, and Other Thrilling Stories"; "All Around The Moon"; "An Antarctic Mystery, or, The Sphinx of The Ice Fields"; "Around The World In 80 Days"; "Celebrated Travels and Travellers, Part I: The Exploration of the World" + "Part II: The Great Navigators of The Eighteenth Century" + "Part III: The Great Explorers of The Nineteenth Century"; "Dick Sands, or, A Captain At Fifteen"; "Eight Hundred Leagues On The Amazon"; "The English At The North Pole, Part I of The Adventures of Captain Hatteras"; "Five Weeks In A Balloon"; "From The Earth To The Moon, and Round The Moon"; "The Fur Country, or, Seventy Degrees North Latitude"; "Godfrey Morgan: A Californian Mystery"; "In Search of The Castaways"; "In The Year 2889"; "The Master of The World"; "Michael Strogoff, or, The Courier of The Czar"; "The Moon-Voyage"; "The Mysterious Island"; "Off On A Comet, or, Hector Servadac"; "The Pearl of Lima: A Story of True Love"; "Robur The Conqueror, or, The Clipper of The Clouds"; "The Secret of The Island"; "The Survivors of The Chancellor, Diary of J.R. Kazallon, Passenger"; "Ticket No. 9672"; "20,000 Leagues Under The Sea"; "The Underground City, or The Black Indies" (aka "The Child of The Cavern)"; and "The Waif of The Cynthia"

"Around The World" Broadway musical [May-Aug 1946]
75 performances; music by Cole Porter, staged by Orson Welles

"The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne"
cable TV series [SciFi Channel June-Dec 2000]
Secret Adventures of Jules Verne SciFi Channel TV series  22-episode TV series about steampunk-style adventures of young French playwright Jules Verne and British secret agent Phileas Fogg, Fogg's cousin Rebecca, and resourceful valet Passepartout.
Series created by Gavin Scott; starring Chris Demetral {as Verne}, Michael Praed, Francesca Hunt, Michel Courtemanche, Jonathan Coy; guest actors included Rene Auberjonois, John Rhys-Davies, David Warner, Michael Moriarty
DVD/Blu-ray not available • full credits at IMDbseries info at EPguides

"1888: El Extraordinario Viaje de la Santa Isabel (The Extraordinary Voyage of The Santa Isabel"
[Venezuela April 2005, USA video 2012]
Extraordinary Voyage of The Santa Isabel movie from Venezuela  Aging Jules Verne flees France and joins an Italian explorer heading up the Orinoco River in South America. Co-written & directed by Alfredo Anzola; co-written by Gustavo Michelena; starring Marco Villarubia {as Verne}, Kristin Pardo, Ronnie Nordenflycht, Elba Escobar, Julio Bustamante, Hilario Jordan & Henry Gerardo Cariban
Cine Seis Ocho Spanish-language/subtitles color DVD-R [2/2012] for $18.00
full credits at IMDb
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French philosopher {François-Marie Arouet} dit Voltaire [1694-1778]
Voltaire entry at Wikipedia
Château de Cirey official website - residence of Voltaire 1734-49
Château de Voltaire à Ferney official website - residence of Voltaire 1759-78
French-language website for La Société Voltaire [est. 2000]

Voltaire Premium Collection in Kindle format from e-artnow  "Voltaire Premium Collection: Novels, Philosophical Writings, Historical Works, Plays, Poems & Letters - 60+ Works in One Volume, Illustrated" for Kindle [2016]
Kindle Edition from e-artnow [3/2016] for 99¢ {sic}
includes eight novels: "Candide", "The Huron", "The Man of Forty Crowns", "Micromegas", "The Princess of Babylon", "The Sage and The Atheist", "The White Bull", and "Zadig"; 15 stories; dialogues; 21 stageplays; poems collection; philosophical works: "A Philosophical Dictionary", "Letters On England", and "Treatise On Tolerance"; historical works: "Age of Louis XIV" and "The History of Peter The Great, Emperor of Russia"; letters collections; literary criticism by Lytton Strachey & Robert Green Ingersoll; and four biographies
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Émile Zola [1840-1902]

Émile Zola's 1890 novel La Bete Humaine (The Human Beast)  "La Bête Humaine (The Human Beast)" aka "The Beast Within" [France 1890]
by Émile Zola

Book seventeen in Zola's popular 'Les Rougon-Macquart' series of novels; a railway engine driver battles madness that makes him want to rape & murder women.book entry at Wikipedia
English-language version edited & translated by Roger Whitehouse
Kindle Edition from Penguin [2007 edition] for $12.82
Penguin Classics 7¼x5½ pb [1/2008] for $13.50
Kindle French-language Edition from Amazon Digital Services [9/2011] for FREE
French & European Publns French-language mass pb [10/77] for $27.34

  "Germinal" – Emile Zola

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