Bilingual Electronic Books

Click on a sentence while reading to display the literary translation. We use professional, published translations only, no Google Translate. Our bilingual books work well on tablets, smartphones, e-readers and PCs.

Excerpts are available for most of the books. Or simply read a short story by Guy de Maupassant, for free and without registration.


Honoré de Balzac

Facino Cane

20 standard pages
Free excerpt

Le Réquisitionnaire

The Recruit

23 standard pages
Free excerpt


51 standard pages
Free excerpt

Alexandre Dumas

Les Trois Mousquetaires

The Three Musketeers

881 standard pages
Free excerpt

Gustave Flaubert

Madame Bovary

457 standard pages
Free excerpt

Victor Hugo

Notre-Dame de Paris

683 standard pages
Free excerpt

Guy de Maupassant

Boule de Suif

56 standard pages
Free excerpt

Le Horla

The Horla

36 standard pages
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Le Rosier de Madame Husson

Madame Husson’s Rosier

23 standard pages
Free excerpt

Mademoiselle Fifi

18 standard pages
Free excerpt

Prosper Mérimée


85 standard pages
Free excerpt


179 standard pages
Free excerpt

Charles Perrault

Histoires ou Contes du Temps Passé

Tales of Passed Times

8 Tales
65 standard pages
Free excerpt

Marcel Proust

Du côté de chez Swann

Swann’s Way

663 standard pages
Free excerpt


Candide, ou l’Optimisme

Candide, or Optimism

124 standard pages
Free excerpt


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