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Cannes English Books

11 rue Bivouac Napoleon, 06400 Cannes, France
+33 4 93 99 40 08
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My favorite bookstore

I love this bookstore! The owners have introdused me to a lot of new authors during the last 10-15... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2015
via mobile
Overrated and over priced

If you enjoy books instead if kindles I suggest you buy them at the airport. I will never balk... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2014
Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 Jul 2015
“My favorite bookstore”
26 Sep 2014
“Overrated and over priced”
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11 rue Bivouac Napoleon, 06400 Cannes, France
+33 4 93 99 40 08
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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 27 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 29 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 8 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 9 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 1 March 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 27 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.

Thank Hamsunsenteret
Reviewed 14 April 2012

lovelye little town Antibes and very easy to get to on the Bus for 1 Euro

Thank davidvoss27
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