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Project Gutenberg Under 100 #2 The Beauty and the Beast by Gabrielle-Suzanne de Villeneuve

Gabrielle-Suzanne de Villeneuve (1685-1755) She was born and raised in a powerful protestant French family. Now largely forgotten, she was one of the most prolific and commercially successful writers of her time. She wrote fairy tales as well as novels. The book that is considered her masterpiece is called La Jardinière de Vincennes. The title we most remember […]