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10 of the most captivating books set in France

In this week’s #ThisFrenchLife column, Audrey Diwan, editor-in-chief of Stylist France, turns her attention to the importance of a good story - whether it be an anecdote shared with friends, an example of autobiographical fiction, or a classic piece of literature.

France has inspired many writers to spin evocative, charming tales about the country and its residents. We've rounded up 10 of our favourites; from Hemingway's famous memoir about struggling in 1920s Paris, to F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tender is the Night, told with the backdrop of the glamorous French Riviera.

Click on the gallery below for captivating stories that will make you yearn for a summer spent in the Loire Valley or a permanent move to Provence.


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