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Paris street tales : stories

Author: Helen Constantine
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Paris Street Tales contains eighteen newly translated stories related to particular streets in Paris, and one newly written tale, accompanied by evocative illustrations throughout. These stories  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Short stories
Translations
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Constantine
ISBN: 9780198736790 0198736797
OCLC Number: 945231185
Description: x, 248 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
Contents: Rue des Degrés / Didier Daeninckx --
Streets / Jean Follain --
The rendez-vous / Guy de Maupassant --
Tableau parisien / Octave Mirbeau --
Rue de la Tacherie / Arnaud Baignot --
Old iron / Émile Zola --
Rue Saint-Sulpice / Marcel Aymé --
The freedom of the streets / Jacques Réda --
A rapist shouts one night in Montparnasse / Frédéric H. Fajardie --
Lost street cries / Julien Green --
Rue de la Chine / Joris-Karl Huysmans --
The affair on the Boulevard Beaumarchais / Georges Simenon --
Rooftop over the Champs-Élysées / Roland Dorgelès --
The cheeky pigeon that shat on people's heads / Vincent Ravalec --
The street is not enough / Aurélie Filippetti --
Rue Pigalle / Francis Carco --
Hold-up in the Rue Ordener / Colette --
The tree with three branches / Gisèle Prassinos --
Rue de la Vielle Lanterne / David Constantine.
Responsibility: edited and translated by Helen Constantine.

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