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An authoritative, original and exciting history of the French nation, from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Discovery of France and Parisians.
 

Review

stunning history of France... Graham Robb deserves to be a national treasure. - Spectator

A quirky chronicle of our neighbour . . . a witty, free-ranging homage to the French people. - The Times

Robb's concise and fast-paced writing pedals along with never a dull paragraph . . . a dazzling and moving contribution to a long tradition. - Sunday Times

Traverses the ages from Gaul to the gilets jaunes and the pandemic . . . a compelling guide. - Times Literary Supplement

History on two wheels and in four dimensions. - Wall Street Journal

rich and vibrant narrative. - Financial Times

Some books seem to spring from a whole lifetime and Graham Robb's France is one of those special creations... Robb's sparkling prose, sly wit and intellectual exuberance make for a gorgeous tapestry of insights, stories and surprises. - Fintan O'Toole

With joy, curiosity and more than a dash of ambition, Robb brings 2,000 years of French history to life. - Washington Post

Review

stunning history of France... Graham Robb deserves to be a national treasure. - Spectator

A quirky chronicle of our neighbour . . . a witty, free-ranging homage to the French people. - The Times

Robb's concise and fast-paced writing pedals along with never a dull paragraph . . . a dazzling and moving contribution to a long tradition. - Sunday Times

Traverses the ages from Gaul to the gilets jaunes and the pandemic . . . a compelling guide. - Times Literary Supplement

History on two wheels and in four dimensions. - Wall Street Journal

rich and vibrant narrative. - Financial Times

Some books seem to spring from a whole lifetime and Graham Robb's France is one of those special creations... Robb's sparkling prose, sly wit and intellectual exuberance make for a gorgeous tapestry of insights, stories and surprises. - Fintan O'Toole

With joy, curiosity and more than a dash of ambition, Robb brings 2,000 years of French history to life. - Washington Post

About the Author

Graham Robb was born in Manchester in 1958 and is a former fellow of Exeter College, Oxford. He has published widely on French literature and history. His 2007 book The Discovery of France won both the Duff Cooper and Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prizes. For Parisians the City of Paris awarded him the Grande Médaille de la Ville de Paris. He lives on the English-Scottish border.
 
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  • ISBN: 9781529007657
  • Author: Graham Robb
  • Publisher: Picador
  • Pages: 544
  • Format: Paperback
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An authoritative, original and exciting history of the French nation, from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Discovery of France and Parisians.
 

Review

stunning history of France... Graham Robb deserves to be a national treasure. - Spectator

A quirky chronicle of our neighbour . . . a witty, free-ranging homage to the French people. - The Times

Robb's concise and fast-paced writing pedals along with never a dull paragraph . . . a dazzling and moving contribution to a long tradition. - Sunday Times

Traverses the ages from Gaul to the gilets jaunes and the pandemic . . . a compelling guide. - Times Literary Supplement

History on two wheels and in four dimensions. - Wall Street Journal

rich and vibrant narrative. - Financial Times

Some books seem to spring from a whole lifetime and Graham Robb's France is one of those special creations... Robb's sparkling prose, sly wit and intellectual exuberance make for a gorgeous tapestry of insights, stories and surprises. - Fintan O'Toole

With joy, curiosity and more than a dash of ambition, Robb brings 2,000 years of French history to life. - Washington Post

Review

stunning history of France... Graham Robb deserves to be a national treasure. - Spectator

A quirky chronicle of our neighbour . . . a witty, free-ranging homage to the French people. - The Times

Robb's concise and fast-paced writing pedals along with never a dull paragraph . . . a dazzling and moving contribution to a long tradition. - Sunday Times

Traverses the ages from Gaul to the gilets jaunes and the pandemic . . . a compelling guide. - Times Literary Supplement

History on two wheels and in four dimensions. - Wall Street Journal

rich and vibrant narrative. - Financial Times

Some books seem to spring from a whole lifetime and Graham Robb's France is one of those special creations... Robb's sparkling prose, sly wit and intellectual exuberance make for a gorgeous tapestry of insights, stories and surprises. - Fintan O'Toole

With joy, curiosity and more than a dash of ambition, Robb brings 2,000 years of French history to life. - Washington Post

About the Author

Graham Robb was born in Manchester in 1958 and is a former fellow of Exeter College, Oxford. He has published widely on French literature and history. His 2007 book The Discovery of France won both the Duff Cooper and Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prizes. For Parisians the City of Paris awarded him the Grande Médaille de la Ville de Paris. He lives on the English-Scottish border.
 

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