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The charterhouse of Parma

Author: Stendhal; John Sturrock
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin, 2006.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Headstrong and naive, the young Italian aristocrat Fabrizio del Dongo is determined to defy his ultra-conservative father and go to fight for Napoleon. He stumbles on the battle of Waterloo, ill-prepared, yet filled with enthusiasm for war and glory. Following Napoleon's defeat, Fabrizio returns secretly to Italy, to pursue a series of amorous adventures under the protection of his aunt and her ministerial lover at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Love stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stendhal, 1783-1842.
Charterhouse of Parma.
London ; New York : Penguin, 2006
(OCoLC)608477373
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stendhal; John Sturrock
ISBN: 0140449663 9780140449662
OCLC Number: 68770118
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: xxviii, 520 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Chartreuse de Parme.
Responsibility: Stendhal ; translated with an introduction and notes by John Sturrock.

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Headstrong and naive, the young Italian aristocrat Fabrizio del Dongo is determined to defy the wrath of his right-wing father and go to war to fight for Napoleon. He stumbles on the Battle of  Read more...

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