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Tartarin Sur Les Alpes   By: (1840-1897)

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Tartarin Sur Les Alpes follows the adventures of the lovable, but somewhat naive, Tartarin as he travels to the Swiss Alps in search of adventure and excitement. The book is filled with humor, satire, and vivid descriptions of the stunning mountain landscapes.

Daudet's writing style is engaging and entertaining, drawing readers into Tartarin's world as he navigates the challenges and mishaps that come his way. The character of Tartarin is endearing and relatable, making it easy to root for him as he faces various predicaments along his journey.

The novel also offers a glimpse into the cultural differences between the French and Swiss populations, adding another layer of depth to the story. Overall, Tartarin Sur Les Alpes is a delightful and entertaining read that is sure to captivate readers with its humor, wit, and charming protagonist.

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Tartarin sur les Alpes

Nouveaux exploits du heros tarasconnais


I. Apparition au Rigi Kulm. Qui? Ce qu'on dit autour d'une table de six cents couverts. Riz et pruneaux. Un bal improvise. L'inconnu signe son nom sur le registre de l'hotel. P. C. A.

II. Tarascon, cinq minutes d'arret. Le Club des Alpines. Explication du P. C. A. Lapins de garenne et lapins de choux. Ceci est mon testament, Le sirop de cadavre. Premiere ascension. Tartarin tire ses lunettes.

III. Une alerte sur le Rigi. Du sang froid! du sang froid! Le cor des Alpes. Ce que Tartarin trouve a sa glace en se reveillant. Perplexite. On demande un guide par le telephone.

IV. Sur le bateau. Il pleut. Le heros tarasconnais salue des manes. La verite sur Guillaume Tell. Desillusion. Tartarin de Tarascon n'a jamais existe. <>... Continue reading book >>

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