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Subject: Looking for French books
Date Posted: 11/7/2007 6:52 PM ET
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Hi!  I'm a teacher of French and Modern Greek, and I'm always looking for books about France (especially during World War II), books in French, translations of bestsellers into French (Harry Potter, Dan Brown, Patterson).  If you have any of these, please send me a message!

Thanks,

Marianna

Date Posted: 11/15/2007 5:50 PM ET
Member Since: 12/14/2005
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I have two Becketts and a Camus left. I was really into existentialism in high school but now reading Beckett just makes me mopey. ;-)

I also have Oedipe/La Machine Infernale, two plays in one book. The authors escape me at the moment. It's not posted, but if you're interested I'll put it up.

These are ex-library books, by the way.

Date Posted: 11/26/2007 11:58 PM ET
Member Since: 7/28/2007
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I have an old paperback (good condition though) of Entre La Vie et La Mort by Nathalie Sarraute on my shelf if you're interested!



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Date Posted: 11/27/2007 1:25 AM ET
Member Since: 8/22/2007
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In French I have a couple of plays by Moliere, a novel called 'Malika' by D. Bona (francophone Caribbean), Diderot on religion, and a few other odds and ends.  None are in my inventory (since I couldn't imagine that anyone would request them!) but if you'd like any please let me know and I'll post them for you.

Date Posted: 2/8/2008 5:50 PM ET
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Marianna,

I have a few Mary Higgins Clark books in French on my bookshelf. We lived in France for a few years, sent our four kids to French schools, so I may have more French books in boxes in my basement. I'll do some checking and then send you a PM to let you know what I find.

Darla

Date Posted: 2/8/2008 6:05 PM ET
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Thanks Darla!  I have a lot of French Mary Higgins Clark posted as well.  I checked out your bookshelf- you have lots of the same things I do!  (What good taste!)

Subject: livres francais categorie romance
Date Posted: 3/31/2008 10:38 PM ET
Member Since: 3/25/2008
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Bonjour Marianna,

Je n'ai pas encore poste mes livres en francais (sauf un) mais je possed un certain nombre de romans dans la categorie romantique. Des auteurs comme Nora Roberts parmi d'autres.

Je ne suis pas certaine que vous serez interessee par ce genre de livres. Si c'est le cas, prevenez-moi afin que je les ajoute a ma bibliotheque virtuelle.

A bientot!

Date Posted: 5/13/2008 1:04 AM ET
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I  have james patterson maximum ride operation angel  1 in french brand new not postable,  If you want it gift me i credit or order anther book and I will send you this one and repost the other one.  Ed

Subject: Why is the book not postable?
Date Posted: 5/13/2008 9:41 AM ET
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Dear Ed,

Why is the book non-postable?  After I hear from you I'll let you know.  Thanks for your kind offer.

Marianna

Date Posted: 5/13/2008 1:21 PM ET
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the system does not recognizes the isbn and I got an error message when I  tried to post it W/O #. It was recognized on book mooch when I used the french amazon #  .  the book is brand new

Date Posted: 5/17/2008 2:09 PM ET
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still interested in french maximum ride?  Ed

Date Posted: 5/17/2008 4:15 PM ET
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Sorry, but I am out of credits at the moment.  I have been collecting some large sets of DVDs and have transferred nearly every credit I have over to SwapaDVD.  Thanks anyway!

Date Posted: 5/17/2008 5:15 PM ET
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Keep it in mind And I will hold it for you whenever you have an extra credit.

Subject: Looking for French language books
Date Posted: 11/17/2008 1:11 PM ET
Member Since: 11/17/2008
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I, too, am always looking for French language novels.  I have many that I could swap.  A lot of Georges Simenon, translations of Agatha Cristie, and a variety of popular novels. 

Subject: French language mysteries (les romans policier)
Date Posted: 11/17/2008 1:17 PM ET
Member Since: 11/17/2008
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I have many novels in French to swap.  Lots written by Georges Simenon, many translations of Agatha Cristie and other English mystery writers, some novels that are not mysteries (sci fi, fantasy, miscellaneous).  I posted some but have many more.  Would love to identify a group of avid readers in French.  Are you one?

 

Date Posted: 11/20/2008 12:37 AM ET
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I have a copy of Peyton Place in French. I haven't posted it yet. PM if interested.
Date Posted: 11/26/2008 6:38 PM ET
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http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9782890377936-Le+Monde+merveilleux+de+Marigold
"Le Monde merveilleux de Marigold"
It is a French translation of "Magic for Marigold" ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_for_Marigold ) which is a children's novel written in 1929 in English. The English text of the story is free from Project Gutenberg ( http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks03/0300681h.html ).



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Subject: Let Me Amend My Post, s'il vous plait!
Date Posted: 12/13/2008 10:12 AM ET
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Thanks to all who have responded to my request for French books!  I don't know how to end this thread, but I am no longer looking for French books EXCEPT books about France during World War II and French Holocaust memoirs.  This means no novels, no classics (novels, plays or otherwise).  Sorry if that is an inconvenience to anyone!  Happy Holidays to all, Joyeux Noel, Kala Xristougenna, etc.

Marianna