A Beginner's Dual-Language Book
This excellent anthology introduces newcomers to 50 great writers. Beginners can get their first taste of Voltaire, Rousseau, Balzac, Baudelaire, and Proust with passages from The Red and the Black, Les Misérables, Madame Bovary, and other classics. Original French text plus English translation on facing pages. Introduction, new English translations, and notes by Stanley Appelbaum.