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It's summer, revisit you (French) classics!

Any spare time during the summer break? Willing to add the depths of literature to the thrill of fun? Then why not revisiting some French classics... Intofrench has made a short selection of online translated novels that should interest holidaymakers in search of nice reads. Our first author is Alexandre Dumas, the father of serialized novels as famous as "The Three Musketeers", "The Count of Monte Cristo" and "The Man in the Iron Mask". If you prefer fantasy works, you should then turn to Jules Verne, author of the fantastic books such as "From the Earth to the Moon" and "Journey to the Centre of the Earth". And for readers keen on irreverent and savoury renaissance literature, François Rabelais is definitely a must. Try his "Pantagruel" or "Gargantua" to have an idea.

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