[LMB] First book, second language OT:

James Burbidge james.burbidge at gmail.com
Sun Jul 16 14:07:18 BST 2006


On 16/07/06, Elizabeth Holden <azurite at rogers.com> wrote:
> Malfoy asked:
>
> > What's  the first book you ever read from start to
> > finish in a
> > language that wasn't  your first?
>
> I think it was L'Etranger (The Stranger) by Camus, in
> French.  Hard to be sure now, though, since it was a
> long time ago.
>
>

Probably _Le Grand Meaulnes_, by Alain-Fournier.  First book in a
language which wasn't French or English, _La Divina Commedia_.

James


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