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French Authors

4,876 works / 459 ebooks Search for books with subject French Authors.

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Prolific Authors

who have written the most books on this subject
Alexandre Dumas, 100 books
André Gide, 47 books
Julien Green, 34 books
Renaud Camus, 26 books
Jean Cocteau, 25 books
Louis-Ferdinand Céline, 24 books
Elie Wiesel, 23 books
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 23 books
Louis Calaferte, 22 books
Annie Ernaux, 19 books
Voltaire, 18 books
Paul Claudel, 17 books
François Mauriac, 17 books
Marcel Jouhandeau, 16 books
Paulhan, Jean, 16 books
Simone de Beauvoir, 16 books
Victor Hugo, 15 books
Colette, 15 books
Marguerite Yourcenar, 14 books
Hélène Cixous, 13 books
Marcel Pagnol, 13 books
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, 13 books
Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, 13 books
André Maurois, 12 books
Alain Vircondelet, 12 books


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