Why there’s no French Harry Potter |Engaging narrative tends to be sacrificed to the visual aspect, as though books were purely vehicles for illustrators. As a parent raising bilingual children, I have been hard pressed to find French books that will scintillate and excite them as much as the English equivalents with their jaunty rhyme, humour and sheer enjoyment of language. When I ask French friends if they agree, they respond in the same puzzled way as when I mention the French practice of no school on Wednesdays, of flunked students retaking the school year or the national fondness for suppositories. So perhaps it is the exception that proves the rule. The Lang law of gives French book pricing fierce protection, making them more expensive to buy, as does the French tradition of preferring a hardback. As for the lack of fun in the writing, could it be that French, with many words ending in a silent "e", and a relatively small vocabulary it is said to contain a fifth as many words as English , is less conducive to rhyme and puns and onomatopoeia? Compared with Britain, a nation of shopkeepers after all, literature in France has long been a highbrow and non-commercial affair.
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