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Holy Week, a novel.

Author: Aragon; Haakon Chevalier
Publisher: New York, Putnam [1961]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book covers the week of 19 to 26 March 1815, when Napoleon Bonaparte, after escaping from captivity on the island of Elba, sought to regain power from the French King Louis XVIII. The main character in the novel, the painter Théodore Géricault, who has renounced his artistic career for a military one, accompanies the king on his flight from Paris, but as the king continues to flee across the frontier into  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Aragon, 1897-1982.
Holy Week.
New York, Putnam [1961]
(OCoLC)573106874
Named Person: Théodore Géricault
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aragon; Haakon Chevalier
OCLC Number: 338481
Description: 541 p. 22 cm.
Other Titles: Semaine Sainte
Responsibility: Translated by Haakon Chevalier.

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The book covers the week of 19 to 26 March 1815, when Napoleon Bonaparte, after escaping from captivity on the island of Elba, sought to regain power from the French King Louis XVIII. The main character in the novel, the painter Théodore Géricault, who has renounced his artistic career for a military one, accompanies the king on his flight from Paris, but as the king continues to flee across the frontier into Belgium, Géricault begins to have doubts about his own loyalties and the implications of his potential choices.

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