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Max Gallo

Victor Hugo

A MASTERLY BIOGRAPHY Victor Hugo is a great, immense writer. The entire world knows him. But what do we know of the man, the spouse, the lover? And firstly of the child, torn between his father ...

Victor Hugo

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Max Gallo

Henry IV

The terrible destiny of Henry the Fourth, the King they wanted dead. A gripping tale.  He is the King of France and of Navarre who had hoped to overcome dissentions and permit Catholics and ...

Henry IV

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Max Gallo

I, Charlemagne, Christian Emperor

The astonishing portrait of one of the « fathers of Europe » depicted through the eloquent writing of Max Gallo. When the time came to place his soul into the hands of the Lord, Charlemagne felt ...

I, Charlemagne, Christian Emperor

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José Frèches

Genghis Khan

Volume 1 : The Man Who Loved the Wind

The life of one of the biggest conqueror of all times. This Mongolian nomad reigned over a territory even greater than that of Alexander the Great. A history of flesh and blood in which the ...

Genghis Khan

Volume 1 : The Man Who Loved the Wind

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Max Gallo

Richelieu

Max Gallo tells the true story of Richelieu, a legendary character and a great builder of French unity. Armand Jean du Plessis de Richelieu should never have become Cardinal. Devoted to a ...

Richelieu

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Max Gallo

Louis XIV The Life of the Great King

He was king as soon as he turned five, and he reigned until he reached the age of seventy seven. He was admired and well liked. He pushed back the frontiers of France. He was without mercy with ...

Louis XIV The Life of the Great King

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Max Gallo

Machiavelli and Savonarola

At the turn of the 16th century the world is fascinated by the city of Florence. The Republic, under the rule of the Medici, is envied for its prosperity, its splendor but also its intrigues. Two ...

Machiavelli and Savonarola

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Catherine Hermary-Vieille

George Sand: The secret diary of a Lioness

An original and surprising look at the good Lady of Nohant through the inspired writing of Catherine Hermary-Vieille, who lends her words to George Sand in order to evoke her great loves, Chopin ...

George Sand: The secret diary of a Lioness

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Max Gallo

Francis I

The renowned historian whose books consistently sell over 100,000 copies in France brings us a stunning new historical narrative. 25 January 1515. Francis I is crowned in St. Denis. As early as ...

Francis I

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Max Gallo

Genevieve of Paris

The Story of Saint Genevieve, the young woman who stood up against the Huns. 51. Gaul is under threat. Heading up a huge army, Attila has just destroyed Metz. Paris is on his path of invasion and ...

Genevieve of Paris

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Christine Pedotti

Jesus, the Unknown Man

Precise research combined with the tender insight of a woman of faith. For centuries, we have written about Jesus, his life, his encounters, his miracles… Yet, the more we know about him, the ...

Jesus, the Unknown Man

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José Frèches

I, Confucius…

A fabulous tale of wisdom that will help is to live better. After I, Buddha, José Frèches has now decided to explore Confucius. His teachings sculpted the minds of billions of human beings and he ...

I, Confucius…

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