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The charterhouse of Parma

Author: Stendhal; C K Scott-Moncrieff; Jacques Barzun
Publisher: New York, New York : New American Library, [1962]
Series: Signet classics ; CT-144
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stendhal; C K Scott-Moncrieff; Jacques Barzun
OCLC Number: 919912
Notes: Translation of La chartreuse de Parme.
"A Signet classic."
"Signet classics, CT144"--Cover.
Description: 501 pages ; 18 cm
Series Title: Signet classics ; CT-144
Other Titles: Chartreuse de Parme.
Charter house of Parma
Responsibility: Stendhal (Marie Henri Beylel) ; translated from the French by C. K. Scott-Moncrieff, with an afterword by Jacques Barzun.

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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.

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