Crainquebille, Putois, Riquet and other profitable tales

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THE WORKS OF ANATOLE FRANCE
IN AN ENGLISH TRANSLATON
EDITED BY FREDERIC CHAPMAN

CRAINQUEBILLE

PUTOIS, RIQUET


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CRAINQUEBILLE

PUTOIS, RIQUET

AND OTHER PROFITABLE TALES

BY ANATOLE FRANCE

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WINIFRED STEPHENS

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WHO, THE FORMER IN A SERIES OF ADMIRABLE DRAWINGS THE LATTER IN A FINE DRAMATIC CREATION, HAVE INVESTED WITH A TRAGIC GREATNESS THE HUMBLE FIGURE OF MY POOR COSTERMONGER.

NOTE

The section entiled "Riquet" forms Chapter 11 of "Monsieur Bergeret à Paris" and is here included as an introduction to Riquet's "Meditations."

A story entitled "Onésime Dupont" appears both in the volume here presented and in the one entitled "Pierre Nozière." In the English edition it will be reproduced in the latter volume only.

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