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Cover for 100 Quotes by Anatole France
Isbn: 978-28-2117-875-5
Publisher: Saga Egmont
Category:
Memoirs & Biography Society & Culture Humour collections & anthologies
Accessible since: October 2022
Narrator: Brad Carty
Length: 21 minutes

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100 Quotes by Anatole France

French novelist, journalist and poet, Anatole France (1844-1924), was elected to the Académie Française and won the 1921 Nobel Prize for Literature. Best known for the novels ‘Le Crime de Sylvestre Bonnard’ (1881) and ‘La Rôtisserie de la Reine Pédauque’ (1893), he was a prolific writer responsible for many famous sayings, including "If a million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing," and "Nine tenths of education is encouragement."
This is collection is a compilation of Anatole France’s most celebrated quotes.




Anatole France, a pseudonym for Jacques Anatole Thibault (1844-1924), was a French novelist, journalist and poet. He was elected to the Académie française and won the 1921 Nobel Prize for Literature in recognition of his "brilliant literary achievements." France achieved his first commercial success with the novel ‘Le Crime de Sylvestre Bonnard’ (1881) and published his most celebrated work, ‘La Rôtisserie de la Reine Pédauque’ ('At the Sign of the Reine Pédauque') in 1893. His many other works include, 'Le Puits de Sainte Claire’ (1895) ('The Well of Saint Claire') ‘Le Lys rouge’ (1894) ('The Red Lily'), ‘La Révolte des Anges’ (1914) ('The Revolt of the Angels') and a biography of Joan of Arc (1908).

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