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Edmond About

a.k.a. Edmond Francois Valentin About

Author Code: FEAX

Born: Feb. 14, 1828 - Dieuze, France

Died: Jan. 16, 1885 - Paris, France

Educated at the Ecole Normale, where Hippolyte Taine was among his classmates, About then studied at the French School in Athens before embarking on a literary career. In 1855, he published La Grece Contemporaine, which was highly successful and he became a regular contributor to periodicals and newspapers, including Figaro. About was one of the most brilliant and witty journalists of his generation. His satirical novel Le Roi des Montagnes (translated as The King of the Mountains) is his best-known work. Other works include Tolla (1855), Trente et Quarante (1858), Le Nez d'un Notaire (1862), Madelon (1863), Le Progres (1864), Vielle Roche (1866), L'Infame (1867) and Le Roman d'un Brave Homme (1880).

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FEAX002 The Man With the Broken Ear 1867 103 584k eBook Download PDF - 'The Man With the Broken Ear' (FEAX002)   Download ePub - 'The Man With the Broken Ear' (FEAX002) Find a printed copy of The Man With the Broken Ear by Edmond About at AbeBooks
FEAX001 The Roman Question 1859 96 595k eBook Download PDF - 'The Roman Question' (FEAX001)   Download ePub - 'The Roman Question' (FEAX001) Find a printed copy of The Roman Question by Edmond About at AbeBooks

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