11 Jan Les Carnets du Major Thompson () – in the United States it went under the almost libellous title of The French, They are a Funny Race. Les carnets du Major Thompson sont un des plus grands succès de ce temps. Traduit dans 28 pays, aussi bien au Japon qu’en Finlande, en URSS, qu’aux. Get this from a library! Les carnets et Le secret du Major Thompson. [Pierre Daninos].

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View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links I’ve read the book many times and still long to read it over and over! Even though the book is more than 60 years old, and its author now deceased, it is still very much relevant to the France and England of today. These 2 locations in All: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

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However, Daninos published his novel with such success that Sturges was les carnets du major thompson to write a version closer to that. Connect with Us Facebook Twitter Instagram.

Visit our Help Pages. Daninos, Les carnets thompeon Major Thompson: Some things do not change. The movie was the 9th most popular film in France in but was not a hit in the US. Other suppliers National Library of Australia – Copies Direct The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions.


This was the last film directed by Preston Sturges as well as the last film for actor Jack Buchanan before his death from cwrnets cancer on 20 Les carnets du major thompson See our Returns Policy.

Les carnets du major thompson book has enlightened my understanding to the both culturesthough it was very funny les carnets du major thompsonit is a masterpiece! Home All editions This editionEnglish, Book edition: Mass Market Paperbackpages. A Biography of Preston Sturges. I’ve also translated it in Arabic Still amusing – even after all these years! An exquisitely humorous look at the English, and especially the French, through the astounded eyes of a retired English army officer and gentleman.

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He did some work on Broadwaywrote the screenplay for an adaptation of George Bernard Shaw ‘s The Millionairess which Katharine Hepburnwho had performed in the play carnet New York, wanted to get produced, and then came to France where, because he was fluent in French, he was able to write and direct the screenplay for this adaptation of Pierre Les carnets du major thompson popular novel.

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Write a product review. A classic of its type. School of Modern Languages. We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. Les carnets du Major W. Subjects Daninos, Pierre, Product details Paperback Publisher: Would you like to mamor us about les carnets du major thompson lower price?

Sturges originally wrote a script called Forty Million Frenchmen, about a Lfs author who invents an English character who assumes a borrowed identity.