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Here you can learn about France and its history. There is information on French books and interviews with people in France. Also, you can discover French language courses.


Book Reviews: The Life of Elves by Muriel Barbary

Muriel Barbary has built up a warm following, as a writer of lyrical, mystical and- crucially- witty novels, with her 2006 hit The Elegance...

Book Reviews: Grand Bordeaux Châteaux by Philippe Chaix

This is a new, updated edition of wine master Philippe Chaix's exhaustive guide to the fine wine estates of Bordeaux- their history, geography, and...
road sign to a memorial in the Gers

Hidden France: Memories of the Resistance in the Gers

More often than not I’ve found that detours can enrich our journeys, altering us in unexpected ways. I often take the roads less travelled, choosing the unpredictable instead of...