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Address: 11, rue Bivouac-Napoleon, 06400 Cannes, France
Phone Number: 33-4-93-99-40-08
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Overrated and over priced

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 27, 2014
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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1,207 reviews 1,207 reviews
388 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 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 to research where I could find a library in the south of France! And what... More 

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Nevada, USA
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15 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 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 couple have owned this shop for years. Hope they can stick around...

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Dublin, Ireland
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60 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 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?

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 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 it, in desperation.

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Saint-Beat, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 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.

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Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 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 the beautiful palace of the prince of monaco palace and the world famous museum to... More 

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Hamarøy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 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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stockport
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

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

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