Ex-French PM Valls wants to be part of Macron's En Marche!

Commissioning editor Tom Webber acquired United Kingdom and Commonwealth rights to The French Exception: Emmanuel Macron's extraordinary rise and risk from Kerry Glencorse at the Susanna Lea Agency.

Incoming French president Emmanuel Macron will on Thursday reveal a list of hundreds of candidates for his new centrist political party, as he seeks to win a parliamentary majority in next month's general election.

"Plowright is based in Paris, and has been a journalist for fifteen years".

A sea of jubilant supporters waving French flags celebrated outside the Louvre Museum in Paris as the extent of Macron's victory sank in.

Icon books will publish The French Exception in September as a paperback original. After that, he threw his support to Macron before the presidential election.

The party does not now hold any seats in the French Parliament.

Macron's year-old movement-it does not even have the status of a party yet-has said it will field candidates in all 577 seats for the two-round parliamentary elections on June 11 and June 18.

The final results showed that Macron had won 66.1 percent of the votes to 33.9 percent for Le Pen.

The former prime minister wants to run under the centrist president-elect's banner in the legislative elections.

That would force Macron, who will be inaugurated on Sunday, to share power with them in what is known as a "cohabitation" in France.

If Macron's party performs poorly, he also could be forced to form a coalition government, a regular occurrence in many European countries but far less common in France.

Overnight he appeared side-by-side with outgoing president Francois Hollande - his former mentor - at a commemoration of the end of World War II. The people held their referendum last Sunday.

Reflecting on Mr Macron's victory, Mr Valls said: "The old parties are dying, or are already dead".

"German support can't replace French policies", she said.

May has called an early election for June 8, arguing that her Conservatives need a bigger majority in order to stand firm against - and strike deals with - the EU.

Though Macron's victory is considered positive for the region's economy and the euro currency, stocks had risen strongly in the previous two weeks on expectations of his win.

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