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The charterhouse of Parma

Author: Stendhal; Richard Howard
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Charterhouse of Parma chronicles the exploits of Fabrizio del Dongo, an ardent young aristocrat who joins Napoleon's army just before the battle of Waterloo. Yet perhaps the novel's most unforgettable characters are the hero's beautiful aunt, the alluring Duchess of Sanseverina, and her lover, Count Mosca, who plot to further Fabrizio's political career at the treacherous court of Parma in a sweeping story that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stendhal, 1783-1842.
Charterhouse of Parma.
New York : Modern Library, 1999
(DLC) 98036417
(OCoLC)39523301
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stendhal; Richard Howard
OCLC Number: 607136120
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 507 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Other Titles: Chartreuse de Parme.
Responsibility: Stendhal ; translated from the French by Richard Howard ; illustrations by Robert Andrew Parker.

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"The Charterhouse of Parma chronicles the exploits of Fabrizio del Dongo, an ardent young aristocrat who joins Napoleon's army just before the battle of Waterloo. Yet perhaps the novel's most unforgettable characters are the hero's beautiful aunt, the alluring Duchess of Sanseverina, and her lover, Count Mosca, who plot to further Fabrizio's political career at the treacherous court of Parma in a sweeping story that illuminates an entire epoch of European history." "This edition includes original illustrations by Robert Andrew Parker and Notes and a Translator's Afterword by Richard Howard."--Jacket.

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