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Une croqueuse d’hommes

French author Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin, better known by her penname George Sand, was born on July 1, 1804. Although she wrote novels, novellas, fairy tales, plays, an autobiography and literary criticism, Sand is best known for her penchant for … Continue reading

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Bonjour Tristesse

French writer Françoise Sagan was born on June 21, 1935. Her real first name was Quoirez. Her best-known novel was her first, Bonjour Tristesse (bohjoor treestess), or Hello Sadness, published in 1954, when she was only 19. That just goes … Continue reading

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