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Deepen your language skills and knowledge of the French-speaking world through fascinating true stories in easy-to-follow French, with added English for context. From Duolingo, the world's #1 way to learn a language. Hosted by Ngofeen Mputubwele.

    The Final Escape - The Rebel Thief, Episode 6

    The Final Escape - The Rebel Thief, Episode 6

    In the sixth and final episode of our series, Alexandre experiences life in France’s notorious overseas prison camp, le Bagne. Always the rebel, he attempts the riskiest of escapes… Meanwhile, in Paris, his mother Marie leads a tireless campaign for his release. Will either of them prevail?
    A transcript of this episode is available at https://podcast.duolingo.com/french.

    • 34 min
    The Trial - The Rebel Thief, Episode 5

    The Trial - The Rebel Thief, Episode 5

    In Episode 5 of this six-part series, the prosecutor of Alexandre Jacob’s trial makes his case. He hopes the Judge and jury will send the rebel thief to the guillotine. But will Alexandre’s impassioned speeches sway the jury…or will they send him to his doom?
    A transcript of this episode is available at https://podcast.duolingo.com/french.

    • 29 min
    To Catch a Thief - The Rebel Thief, Episode 4

    To Catch a Thief - The Rebel Thief, Episode 4

    In Episode 4 of this six-part series, Alexandre and two accomplices set out on a routine burglary. After being spotted, the three men flee into the French countryside with the police in hot pursuit. Alexandre has vowed never to use violence…but will he break his own rule?
    A transcript of this episode is available at https://podcast.duolingo.com/french.

    • 24 min
    The Night Crew - The Rebel Thief, Episode 3

    The Night Crew - The Rebel Thief, Episode 3

    In Episode 3 of this six-part series, Alexandre hones his skill as a master thief. He builds a team of anarchist thieves and strives to remain one step ahead of the police. But how long can his luck last?
    A transcript of this episode is available at https://podcast.duolingo.com/french.

    • 29 min
    The First Heist - The Rebel Thief, Episode 2

    The First Heist - The Rebel Thief, Episode 2

    In Episode 2 of this six-part series, Alexandre attempts his first heist. It's a clever, daring plan…but he has no experience as a burglar. Will he pull it off?
    A transcript of this episode is available at https://podcast.duolingo.com/french.

    • 27 min
    The Making of a Thief - The Rebel Thief, Episode 1

    The Making of a Thief - The Rebel Thief, Episode 1

    In Episode 1 of this six-part series, we meet Alexandre Marius Jacob, the young sailor who grew up to become one of France’s most daring and notorious thieves. At the turn of the 20th century, the injustices Alexandre witnessed ignited a desire to seek vengeance against the rich and the powerful…entirely on his own terms.
    A transcript of this episode is available at https://podcast.duolingo.com/french.

    • 29 min

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