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The charterhouse of Parma.

Author: Stendhal
Publisher: New York, Liveright [1944, ©1925]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Charterhouse of Parma (1839) is a compelling novel of passion and daring, of prisons and heroic escape, of political chicanery and sublime personal courage. Set at the beginning of the nineteenth century, amidst the golden landscapes of northern Italy, it traces the joyous but ill-starred amorous exploits of a handsome young aristocrat called Fabrice del Dongo, and of his incomparable aunt Gina, her suitor Prime  Read more...
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Named Person: C K Scott-Moncrieff
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stendhal
OCLC Number: 338479
Notes: Black and gold edition.
Description: 2 volumes in 1.
Contents: A study of M. Beyle / by Honore de Balzac --
Beyle's reply to Balzac --
The charterhouse of Parma, vol. 1 --
The charterhouse of Parma, vol. 2.
Other Titles: Chartreuse de Parme.
Responsibility: Translated from the French by C.K. Scott Moncrieff.

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The Charterhouse of Parma (1839) is a compelling novel of passion and daring, of prisons and heroic escape, of political chicanery and sublime personal courage. Set at the beginning of the nineteenth century, amidst the golden landscapes of northern Italy, it traces the joyous but ill-starred amorous exploits of a handsome young aristocrat called Fabrice del Dongo, and of his incomparable aunt Gina, her suitor Prime Minister Mosca, and Clelia, a heroine of ethereal beauty and earthly passion.

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