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    A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

The French Revolution comes to vivid life in Charles Dickens's famous novel about the best of times and the worst of times...

Year: 1859
Genre: Literature

    The Mystery of the Blue Train by Agatha Christie

Robbery and brutal murder aboard a luxury transport ensnares the ever-attentive Hercule Poirot in The Mystery of the Blue Train, from Queen of Mystery Agatha Christie

Year: 1928
Genre: Murder Mystery

    His Enemy, His Friend by John R. Tunis

When a German war-criminal-turned-soccer-star comes to play a match in post-war France, old wounds are reopened.

Year: 1967
Genre: WWII: War Crimes

    Scratch One by Michael Crichton

To prevent an arms shipment from reaching the Middle East a terrorist group has been carrying out targeted assassinations in Egypt…Portugal…Denmark…France. In response, the United States sends one of its deadliest agents to take the killers down. But when the agent is delayed in transit, lawyer Roger Carr gets mistaken for him. Now, with some of the world’s deadliest men after him, will he survive long enough to prove his identity?

Year: 1967
Genre: Arms DealingMistaken Identity

    The Miracle of Dunkirk by Walter Lord

In May 1940, the remnants of the French and British armies, broken by Hitler's blitzkrieg, retreated to Dunkirk. Hemmed in by overwhelming Nazi strength, the 338,000 men gathered on the beach were all that stood between Hitler and Western Europe. Crush them, and the path to Paris and London was clear.

Year: 1982
Genre: Battle of France

    All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

From Anthony Doerr, the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning author of Cloud Cuckoo Land, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.

Year: 2014
Genre: HistoricalWorld War II

    The French Resistance by Olivier Wieviorka

"Whatever happens, the flame of French resistance must not and will not go out." As Charles de Gaulle ended his radio address to the French nation in June 1940, listeners must have felt a surge of patriotism tinged with uncertainty. Who would keep the flame burning through dark years of occupation? At what cost?

Year: 2016
Genre: Liberation of France

    Normandy '44 by James Holland

D-Day, June 6, 1944, and the seventy-six days of bitter fighting in Normandy that followed the Allied landing, have become the defining episode of World War II in the west--the object of books, films, television series, and documentaries. Yet as familiar as it is, as James Holland makes clear in his definitive history, many parts of the OVERLORD campaign, as it was known, are still shrouded in myth and assumed knowledge.

Year: 2019
Genre: D-DayLiberation of FranceWWII: Europe




Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1859A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens Literature, France
1928The Mystery of the Blue Train by Agatha Christie Murder Mystery, Hercule Poirot, France
1967His Enemy, His Friend by John R. Tunis WWII: War Crimes, France, Germany
1967Scratch One by Michael Crichton Arms Dealing, Mistaken Identity, France
1982The Miracle of Dunkirk by Walter Lord France
2014All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr Historical, World War II, France, Germany
2016The French Resistance by Olivier Wieviorka France, Non-Fiction
2019Normandy '44 by James Holland WWII: Europe, France, Non-Fiction
D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France





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