Remember the MacCutcheon by James Eade
The French holds its position as a principal opening system for Black. The MacCutcheon will give you results at least as good as the Winawer variation with a fraction of the effort. Bobby Fischer said "The MacCutcheon Variation gives rise to immediate complications."
If Fischer thought it was complicated, chances are anyone you play will too. Of course, after reading this book you will understand opening strategy. The author has played the variation for years with success. He has held the Master rating for well over a decade and is ICCF correspondence Chess Master.
ISBN: 0945470126, Paperback, 86 pages, Chess Enterprises