Tag Archives: Victor Hugo

L’âme d’une fleur parle au cœur d’une femme

For the past few blog posts, I’ve been writing about a trip to Nancy before my summer job begins. Now it’s possible that quite a different opportunity might be unfolding. This is the seventieth anniversary of the Allied offensive to … Continue reading

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Les Misérables

I’m spending my winter break on a nice warm island. When rain swept in, we left our lounge chairs and headed inland to see the movie recreation of Victor Hugo’s sprawling novel, Les Misérables, that is, the movie recreation of … Continue reading

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Gare au gorille

French singer and songwriter Georges Brassens was born in the south of France on October 22, 1921. He is known for his thoughtful lyrics, and he has also written music for poems by writers as diverse as Guillaume Apollinaire and … Continue reading

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