Le Grand Meaulnes

Cover image for

Download


Author: Alain-Fournier (Henri Alban Fournier)
Published: 1913
Language: French
Wordcount: 69,353 / 233 pg
LoC Category: U
Downloads: 1,932
mnybks.net#: 2667
Genre: War

The story of Augustin Meaulnes and his search for his lost love. Impulsive, reckless and heroic, Meaulnes embodies the romantic ideal, the search for the unobtainable and the mysterious world between childhood and adulthood. Considered by many to be one of the great works of French literature.

Show Excerpt

ur?" dit-il.

J'hésitai une seconde. Puis, comme Millie ne me retenait pas, je pris ma casquette et j'allai vers lui. Nous sortîmes par la porte de la cuisine et nous allâmes au préau, que l'obscurité envahissait déjà. A la lueur de la fin du jour, je regardais, en marchant, sa face anguleuse au nez droit, à la lèvre duvetée.

"Tiens, dit-il, j'ai trouvé ça dans ton grenier. Tu n'y avais donc jamais regardé?"

Il tenait à la main une petite roue en bois noirci; un cordon de fusées déchiquetées courait tout autour; ç'avait dû être le soleil ou la lune au feu d'artifice du Quatorze Juillet.

"Il y en a deux qui ne sont pas parties: nous allons toujours les allumer", dit-il d'un ton tranquille et de l'air de quelqu'un qui espère bien trouver mieux par la suite.

Il jeta son chapeau par terre et je vis qu'il avait les cheveux complèteme

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier - Free eBook

Valkyrie's Vengeance

Loki's Wolves Book 0
Melissa Snark

Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more

Cover image for Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier - Free eBook

The Titan Drowns: Time Travel Romance

New Atlantis Time Travel Romance Book 6
Nhys Glover

2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER

"Heroism and... Read more

Cover image for Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier - Free eBook

Helga: Out of Hedgelands

Wood Cow Chronicles Book 1
Rick Johnson

VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more

Cover image for Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier - Free eBook

Chausiku

Nightmare of the Clans Book One
Pamela E. Cash

There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more

Cover image for Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier - Free eBook

Mademoiselle At Arms

A Georgian Romance
Elizabeth Bailey

Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more

Cover image for Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier - Free eBook

The Tales of Tim Hurtletuta - New Beginnings

Tales of Tim Hurtletuta Series, Book 1
Matthew James Wilkins

"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more

Cover image for Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier - Free eBook

After the Cure

Deirdre Gould

Eight years ago the December Plague swept throu... Read more

Cover image for Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier - Free eBook

The Unveiling

Book One (Age of Faith 1)
Tamara Leigh

12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more

Cover image for Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier - Free eBook

Healing Her Heart

Crystal Lake Series Book 1
Laura Scott

Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more

Cover image for Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier - Free eBook

Never A Choice

The Choices Trilogy #1
Dee Palmer

Bethany Thorne has secrets and she’s told a few... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Art of War
by Sun Tzu
Acres of Diamonds
by Russell H. Conwell
Napoleon Bonaparte
by John S.C. Abbott
'Laramie'
by Charles King
Above the Battle
by Romain Rolland
The Iliad
by Homer
The Good Soldier
by Ford Madox Ford
The Story of General Pershing
by Everett Titsworth Tomlinson
A ''Y'' Girl in France
by Katherine Shortall
13 Days
by John Alan Lyde Caunter

See more popular titles from this genre.