Anatole France (1844-1924) used to be a French poet, journalist, and novelist. He used to be born in Paris, and died in Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire. He used to be a profitable novelist, with a number of best-sellers. Ironic and skeptical, he used to be thought of in his day the best French guy of letters. He was once a member of the Académie Française, and gained the 1921 Nobel Prize for Literature “in attractiveness of his wonderful literary achievements, characterised as they're by way of a the Aristocracy of fashion, a profound human sympathy, grace, and a real Gallic temperament.” This quantity collects a lot of his most renowned works as translated into English. incorporated are:
THE riot OF THE ANGELS
THE CURÉ'S MIGNONETTE
THE DAUGHTER OF LILITH
THE crimson EGG
THE ASPIRATIONS OF JEAN SERVIEN
THE CRIME OF SYLVESTRE BONNARD
A MUMMER'S TALE
THE QUEEN PEDAUQUE
THE crimson LILY
CHILD lifestyles on the town AND COUNTRY
THE FANCY-DRESS BALL
THE PANDEAN PIPES
CATHERINE'S "AT HOME"
ACROSS THE MEADOWS
THE MARCH PAST
THE consequences OF GREATNESS
A kid's DINNER PARTY
THE MASS OF SHADOWS
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