Historical Tales, Vol VI: French


Read by Kalynda

(4.5 stars; 8 reviews)

Volume VI of a series containing anecdotes and stories, some well-known, others less so, of particular countries. This fifth volume covers the history of France from the Hun invasion of Europe in the 5th century up to the Prussian War, describing history for children and young adults in an exciting and novel manner. (Introduction by Kalynda) (7 hr 52 min)

Chapters

01 The Huns at Orleans 15:50 Read by Kalynda
02 The Wooing of Clotilde 15:15 Read by Kalynda
03 The Rival Queens 15:45 Read by Kalynda
04 Roland at Roncesvalles 9:41 Read by Kalynda
05 Charlemagne and the Avars 15:51 Read by Kalynda
06 The Crowning of Charlemagne 15:34 Read by Kalynda
07 Peter the Hermit 16:46 Read by Kalynda
08 The Commune of Laon 17:46 Read by Kalynda
09 How Big Ferre Fought for France 12:26 Read by Kalynda
10 Bertrand du Guesclin 17:51 Read by Kalynda
11 Joan of Arc, the Maid of Orleans 23:43 Read by Kalynda
12 The Career of a Knight-Errant 18:47 Read by Kalynda
13 Louis the Politic and Charles the Bold 15:44 Read by Kalynda
14 Charles the Bold and the Swiss 11:53 Read by Kalynda
15 Bayard, the Good Knight 12:28 Read by Kalynda
16 Episodes in the Life of a Traitor 16:30 Read by Kalynda
17 St. Bartholomew's Day 12:47 Read by Kalynda
18 King Henry of Navarre 17:02 Read by Kalynda
19 The Murder of a King 10:13 Read by Kalynda
20 Richelieu and the Conspirators 19:48 Read by Kalynda
21 The Parliament of Paris 23:26 Read by Kalynda
22 A Martyr to His Profession 8:37 Read by Kalynda
23 The Man with the Iron Mask 9:19 Read by Kalynda
24 Voltaire's Last Visit to Paris 9:45 Read by Kalynda
25 The Diamond Necklace 12:49 Read by Kalynda
26 The Fall of the Bastille 8:08 Read by Kalynda
27 The Story of Sainte Amoule 15:18 Read by Kalynda
28 The Flight of the King 9:50 Read by Kalynda
29 The End of the Terror 13:57 Read by Kalynda
30 The Burning of Moscow 15:09 Read by Kalynda
31 Napoleon's Return from Elba 12:33 Read by Kalynda
32 The Prussian War and the Paris Commune 21:38 Read by Kalynda

Reviews


(5 stars)

This is my favorite reader. Great intonation that emphasizes the narrative. As with her other books, the foreign pronunciations sound spot on. Thanks.