Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac This is Edmond Rostand s immortal play in which chivalry and wit, bravery and love are forever captured in the timeless spirit of romance Set in Louis XIII s reign, it is the moving and exciting drama of one of the finest swordsmen in France, gallant soldier, brilliant wit, tragic poet lover with t

The Stranger

The Stranger Through the story of an ordinary man unwittingly drawn into a senseless murder on an Algerian beach, Camus explored what he termed the nakedness of man faced with the absurd First published in English in 1946 now in a new translation by Matthew Ward.

L'Écume des jours

L'Écume des jours Chick, Alise, Chlo et Colin passent leur temps dire des choses rigolotes, couter Duke Ellington et patiner Dans ce monde o les pianos sont des m langeurs cocktails, la r alit semble ne pas avoir de prise On se marie l glise comme on va la f te foraine et on ignore le travail, qui

Don Juan

Don Juan Moli re s classic tale of the Seducer of Seville, an uproariously funny story flawlessly translated by the Pulitzer Prize winning poet n nDon Juan, the Seducer of Seville, originated as a hero villain of Spanish folk legend, is a famous lover and scoundrel who has made than a thousand sexual c

Le Grand Meaulnes

Le Grand Meaulnes In a small village in the Sologne, Fifteen year old Fran ois Seurel narrates the story of his relationship with seventeen year old Augustin Meaulnes Impulsive, reckless and heroic, Meaulnes embodies the romantic ideal, the search for the unobtainable, and the mysterious world between childhood and

Phèdre

Phèdre En 1677, Ph dre, la derni re grande trag die de Racine, met en sc ne la mythique descente aux enfers d une incomprise Vou e au malheur par son h r dit , Ph dre aime sans espoir son beau fils Hippolyte Lorsque son mari, Th s e, revient, il envoie injustement son fils la mort On assiste alors l

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960 It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Ac

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer An acclaimed bestseller and international sensation, Patrick Suskind s classic novel provokes a terrifying examination of what happens when one man s indulgence in his greatest passion his sense of smell leads to murder n nIn the slums of eighteenth century France, the infant Jean Baptiste Grenouille

Antigone

Antigone Antigone was originally produced in Paris in 1942, when France was an occupied nation and part of Hitler s Europe The play depicts an authoritarian regime and the play s central character, the young Antigone, mirrored the predicament of the French people in the grips of tyranny One of the masterpi

The Odyssey

The Odyssey Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns ndriven time and again off course, once he had plundered nthe hallowed heights of Troy n nSo begins Robert Fagles magnificent translation of the Odyssey, which Jasper Griffin in The New York Times Review of Books hails as a distinguished achiev

The Giver (The Giver, #1)

The Giver (The Giver, #1) Twelve year old Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does he begin to understand the dark secrets behind this fragile community.

The Plague

The Plague A gripping tale of human unrelieved horror, of survival and resilience, and of the ways in which humankind confronts death, The Plague is at once a masterfully crafted novel, eloquently understated and epic in scope, and a parable of ageless moral resonance, profoundly relevant to our times In Oran

Les Belles-Soeurs

Les Belles-Soeurs Germaine Lauzon, m nag re de Montr al, a gagn un million de timbres primes Une bonne occasion pour inviter parentes et amies une soir e de collage de timbres Mais les 15 femmes entass es dans la cuisine n en restent pas longtemps aux civilit s jalousies, vengeances et haines personnelles c

Le Malade imaginaire

Le Malade imaginaire Le Malade imaginaire est la derni re com die et en m me temps la derni re pi ce crite par Moli re Il s agit d une com die ballet en trois actes n nDans la satire outrageante de Moli re sur la m decine et ses praticiens on peut dire que le riche Argan jouit d une mauvaise sant Les laxatifs, supp