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Cyrano : adventures in space and time with the legendary French hero

Author: Ishbel Addyman
Publisher: London : Simon & Schuster, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first full biography of the extraordinary and largely-unknown figure behind the legend of Rostand's famous play. Today, Cyrano de Bergerac is generally only remembered as a lovelorn eccentric with a big nose. Edmund Rostand's famous play inspired by the life of Cyrano is a worldwide box-office smash but the man behind the legend is more or less forgotten. The real Cyrano was sharper, funnier and, ironically,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
biografi
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Addyman, Ishbel.
Cyrano.
London : Simon & Schuster, 2008
(OCoLC)652434284
Named Person: Cyrano de Bergerac; Cyrano de Bergerac; Savinien de Cyrano de Bergerac
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ishbel Addyman
ISBN: 9780743286190 0743286197
OCLC Number: 175284142
Description: 307 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: A grain of truth --
The time of games --
A dangerous tendency --
The temptation of heroism --
A demon of bravery --
Make love not war --
The itch for glory --
Far from having lost my heart --
Paternoster of the wolf --
A madman named Cyrano --
I fell from the moon --
The secret illness --
A profane brotherhood --
'What the devil was he doing in that galley?' --
An ambush vile --
Towards the sky.
Responsibility: Ishbel Addyman.

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