It is indeed the passé simple which is a narrative tense equivalent to the passé composé . If you want to know more about it , take a look at the following Kwiziq lesson -
Hope this helps!
I had the same question. Although now I understand after reading Cécile's comment, it is not kind to use a tense which most of the users have not learned yet :S
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