Learn French with Short Stories
This book contains short stories by Guy de Maupassant and Honoré de Balzac. You can get free mp3s for it on this site as well. This is definitely the best way to learn French, just by reading.
Walter Schnaffs is a fun story about the 1870 Franco-Prussian war in which a jolly fat German soldier whose only thought is about his blonde German wife and four kids, and about good food, has to join in the invasion of France.
Losing his comrades after an ambush, he finds his own way around the French countryside, led mainly by hunger.
Un drame au bord de la Mer is a story where a young writer on holiday with his lover relates a family drama he encounters in Bretagne.
Find the paperback and Kindle versions of the book here on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Learn-French-Short-Stories-Interlinear/dp/1988830273