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Molière - Renowned French playwright, author of Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, and so many others!

Molière - Renowned French playwright and Actor who is considered one of the best masters of comedy in Western Literature.

Jean Racine Great playwright of 17th-century France, and an important literary figure in the Western tradition.

Jean Racine Great playwright of France, and an important literary figure in the Western tradition.

“The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.” Blaise Pascal

Portrait of Blaise Pascal - French School

Κάνε τη ζωή σου ένα όνειρο και το όνειρο σου πραγματικότητα. #SainExupery #life

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Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: learn how to pronounce Antoine de Saint-Exupéry in French with the correct pronunciation approved by native linguists. Read about Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Stendhal, novelist (born Henry Beyle)

Portrait of Stendhal, by Johan Olaf Sodermark, 1840

French novelist Alphonse Daudet by Felix Nadar. Mid 1860s.

French novelist Alphonse Daudet by Felix Nadar. Mid French novelist, father of writers Léon Daudet and Lucien Daudet. Letters from my Windmill

Alexandre Dumas..he looks like fun, doesn't he?  The Count of Monte Cristo is one of my favorites!

Alexandre Dumas, pere - French writer known for his historical novels of high adventure: The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, The Man in the Iron Mask

Fable de Jean de la Fontaine, illus by Calvet-Rognat: Le Corbeau et le Renard

Illustration for The Crow and the Fox fable in "Fables" by French poet Jean de la Fontaine - inspiratie voor ansichtkaarten Brechtje Duijzer

John Updike 1962 (W. Earl Snyder)

John Updike (March 1932 – January was an American novelist, poet, short story writer, art critic, and literary critic.

Hunting sword, ca. 1851. French (Paris). Silver, cast, chased, partly gilt; gilt copper; steel.

Hunting Sword with Scabbard, ca. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, The Sulzberger Foundation Inc. Gift 1987 b)

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