by Alphonse Daudet
DOCTOR JENKIN’S PATIENTS
Standing on the steps of his little town-house in
the Rue de Lisbonne, freshly shaven, with sparkling
eyes, and lips parted in easy enjoymen...
The French novelist, dramatist, and short-story writer Alphonse Daudet (1840-1897) is remembered chiefly for his regionalist sketches of Provence and for his transitional role in the evolution of 19th...
A century after his death, Alphonse Daudet has entered a familiar literary no-man's-land reserved for those unlucky authors who, once extremely popular, have declined in public favor to the point wher...