If you ever plan on living in France, this book is a must read.
Graham Robb does a favor with this book for Francophiles hungry for English books on French history and life that isn't about DeGaulle, Napoleon, or Paris.
Not so, as Graham Robb tells us in his wonderful new book, "The Discovery of France".
I took this with me on a recent trip to France. It was a nice travel companion and enjoyed the geography. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Rolin Bissell
Well written account of how France became France. Highly recommend to any one who is interested in European history.Published 1 month ago by Peter Bradd Mayor
Have read the book many times,,,so, thought I would like to have it in my own library. Have traced my family back to the upper highlands of Auvergne.. Read morePublished 2 months ago by mary fortin
The Discovery of France is wonderful! A triumph of the most erudite yet readable kind. Anyone with any interest in the history of real France should read it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by C Thomson