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Cannes English Books

11 rue Bivouac Napoleon, 06400 Cannes, France
+33 4 93 99 40 08
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So sad

This local must cost a lot of money to keep...and what a shame it is so bland, lacking good books... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Gerry W
via mobile
No longer much of an English bookstore

The shop has been sold. The new French owner told us she has reworked the shop to be a cafe (1), a... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Palm Springs, California
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13 Aug 2017
“So sad”
15 Jun 2017
“No longer much of an English bookstore”
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11 rue Bivouac Napoleon, 06400 Cannes, France
+33 4 93 99 40 08
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This local must cost a lot of money to keep...and what a shame it is so bland, lacking good books. Needing new management or to close!

Thank Gerry W
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The shop has been sold. The new French owner told us she has reworked the shop to be a cafe (1), a French bookstore (2) and an English bookstore (3) with the goal of having about 20 percent of books in English. One wall of...More

Thank Arunachalam10
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

I love this bookstore! The owners have introdused me to a lot of new authors during the last 10-15 years. Some might find the prices a bit high but the friendly advice more than compensates in my opinion. I just hope the store will survive...More

Thank molanOslo
Reviewed 26 September 2014 via mobile

If you enjoy books instead if kindles I suggest you buy them at the airport. I will never balk at airport prices again. The owner is friendly enough but he would do so much more business if he set realistic prices. The shock forced me...More

1  Thank SarahCorell
Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

If you don't use an electronic reader or forgot Hunger Games on the airplane like our guest did, The English Bookstore is the only place to go. Nowhere else can you find best sellers and American magazines in English, although they are wildly expensive. Lovely...More

1  Thank cadeaugratuit
Reviewed 7 October 2013

This store caters for English ex-pats and not really people looking to read in the English language. Bring books with you in hard copy or on the Kindle. Need I say any more?

Thank AvidIrishReader
Reviewed 8 June 2013

I finished the book I brought with me and the TV, in my apartment, was only in French. Tried the English book store. The owner is a lovely man, very friendly. Originally from England. Warning, prices are very high. Found something reduced and settled on...More

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 28 February 2013

Love the fact that there is a little shop in the middle of Cannes in France selling such a wide range of English books - those English speaking residents that live in this area are really lucky.

2  Thank ScooterJuly
Reviewed 26 October 2012

this is an area i would highly recommend for everyone to see. in the south side of france overlooking the med. sea and it's well known country side of monaco well known for the world renown grand prix race in monte carlo. you will see...More

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 28 August 2012

Sweet little shop, seemed to be run by a nice middle aged couple. There was a decent selection of books in English, but all of it was quite expensive, both the hardcovers, the paperbacks and the books in the little used books section.

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