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Valérie Portheret

You won’t get the children

As she flicked through the entry-and-exit records of children taken into a chateau in the Drôme region of France during the Second World War, Valérie Portheret’s attention was seized by a detail: ...

You won’t get the children

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François-Guillaume Lorrain

Louis XIV – The child king

How did the young Louis become the Sun King, the monarch under whom France’s grandeur shone so dazzlingly?  The childhood of Louis XIV was both unhappy and romantic. Crushed by his teachers, ...

Louis XIV – The child king

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Frédéric Mitterrand

The duel

On 2nd December 1851, the President of the Republic, Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, breaches the constitution and arrogates all powers to himself before proclaiming himself emperor. A man has been ...

The duel

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Christian Jacq

These Women Who Created Egypt

AN ODE TO ANCIENT EGYPT AND TO WOMEN In These Women Who Created Egypt Christian Jacq shows us the fundamental role that women, famous or not, played throughout the history of Pharaonic Egypt. ...

These Women Who Created Egypt

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Max Gallo

1914-1918

1914 & 1918: two crucial years during which the fate of the World was played out In 14 as in 18, the Germans are less than sixty kilometers from Paris. Each time, the patriotism and the ...

1914-1918

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Gonzague Saint Bris

Undress French History

“France is still the country in the world where sensuality reigns, the nation that is the most devoted to the pleasure of loving!” Gonzague Saint Bris An untold and passionate ...

Undress French History

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Max Gallo

1917 – A Russian Passion

The Russian Revolution as has never been told before At the end of December 1916, Rasputin had issued this warning to Tsar Nicolas II: “Not one member of your family will live longer than ...

1917 – A Russian Passion

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Philippe Maynial

Madeleine Pauliac – The Rebel

The extraordinary story of doctor Madeleine Pauliac, the heroine of Anne Fontaine’s movie “The Innocents”/”Agnus Dei” ! Free and dedicated to the point of sacrifice. ...

Madeleine Pauliac – The Rebel

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Max Gallo

French Revolution

Ten Years of Passion, Fever and Terror With French Revolution we experience the events from the inside. Much differently than in our childhood schoolbooks; a groundbreaking and founding narrative ...

French Revolution

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Max Gallo

God Wills It

A vibrant chronicle that draw our attention upon historical recurrence Max Gallo, after Jesus, the Man who was God (more than 120,000 sold copies), drags us into the most novelized tale of one ...

God Wills It

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Max Gallo

The Fall of the Roman Empire

With his concise and scintillating pen, Max Gallo guides us, along with Galla Placidia, the last roman Empress and Attila the Hun, through the very last glory days of the empire that had ...

The Fall of the Roman Empire

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Max Gallo

A History of the First World War

Volume 2 : 1918 : The Dreadful Victory

Following 1914, Max Gallo concludes his account of the First World War. The author recounts these terrible years sealed Europe’s future and the outcome of this conflict which changed the world ...

A History of the First World War

Volume 2 : 1918 : The Dreadful Victory

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