Je lis La Princesse de Clèves
After French President Sarkozy criticised the French classic La Princesse de Clèves, which is a standard of school and civil service exams, the book has become a surprise hit.
Sales have soared and protesting workers are wearing badges like the one pictured 'I am reading La Princesse de Clèves'.
I look forward to 'I am reading the Mayor of Casterbridge' badges on May Day.
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