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I need to download a long roman/novel in .txt format as a reference so that I can analyze it for some kinda of concordance and finding phrases that I can use as examples.

By this way I can improve my skill in French grammar and discover the true application of words in sentences…

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gutenberg.org/ebooks/author/44 for example. This website is full of Classic books for free, simply pick an author. –  Mabedan Feb 4 at 9:13
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1) These resources exist more in epub and pdf formats than in txt format. 2) IMHO this is more a question of how to use Google than an actual question about the french language. –  Alexandre Vaillancourt Feb 4 at 20:06
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@AlexandreVaillancourt: You can download all books on Project Gutenberg in ePub, ePub Kindle, HTML and .txt. –  Laure Feb 5 at 5:57
    
@Laure ah, thanks for the tip! –  Alexandre Vaillancourt Feb 5 at 12:00
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The obvious answer is the Gutenberg project, with thousands books in french.

If you want to analyze french texts other than novels, an option is to extract text from french news with the Readability service.

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