Beyond Les Mis: Eight novels set in France you need to read
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Books are a great way to travel to distant places that you may never get the chance to visit in real life. Whilst it's pretty simple and accesible to get to France from the UK, on the (usually) cold winter nights of February, you might want to escape to sunnier vistas through your reading. If that's the case, then TNS has you covered, with this books set against the beautiful backdrop of France. 1. Enchantee, by Gita Trelease Released only a few weeks ago, Enchantee (Trelease's debut) follows Camille Durbonne, a girl in 1789 Paris who has the ability to do small magic as she attempts to infiltrate the Court of Versailles and win big so she and her sister can finally live in comfort, but the Court is more dangerous than it seems and danger lurks around every turn, plus Revolution is coming. 2. Dragonfly In Amber, by Diana Gabaldon If you're an Outlander fan and love 18th Century Paris, then Dragonfly in Amber would be perfect for you (after you've read the first book of course) as it follows Jamie and Claire in 1745 Paris as they attempt to thwart the forthcoming Jacobite Rising. 3. Anna and The French Kiss, by Stephanie Perkins If you're wanting a cute romance set in Pairs, then look no further than Anna and The French Kiss, which follows American teenager Anna as she navigates falling in love as she is sent off to boarding school in Paris for her senior year.
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