Great Translations: Three Underappreciated French Women Authors

Jim Fonseca
6 min readMay 30, 2022
Paris apartment buildings from parisperfect.com

Let me qualify my headline: these three women authors are very appreciated in France and other countries. They just haven’t caught on yet in the English-speaking (reading) world.

The Confidant by Helene Gremillon

Wow, if you want a story of secrets, lies, treachery and betrayal this is the book for you. Everyone lies their way…

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Jim Fonseca

Geography professor (retired) writes The One Minute Geographer featuring This Fragile Earth. Top writer in Transportation and, in past months, Travel.