Bastille Day Praise for When the World Spoke French
When the World Spoke French just a few days before July 14th. In honor of Bastille Day, we wanted to bring them to your attention.
In the July 9th issue of The Wall Street Journal, Frederic Raphael praised the book as a magisterial compendium and a grandiose elegy, and in the July 10th issue of The New York Times Book Review, Caroline Weber describes Fumarolis study of Francophile personalities as a wild and woolly human drama, its players every bit as multifaceted (and flawed) as those making headlines today. Read more from Raphaels review here, and from Webers review here.
July 13, 2011, 1:35 p.m.