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The Knight of Maison-Rouge - Lorenzo Carcaterra, Julie Rose, Alexandre Dumas
The Knight of Maison-Rouge
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The Knight of Maison-Rouge is back. For more than a century, Alexandre Dumas's 1845 novel about France's Reign of Terror was unavailable in English. Julie Rose's vibrant new translation demonstrates persuasively that Dumas's hastily written crowd-pleaser maintains its resilience. Like our... show more
The Knight of Maison-Rouge is back. For more than a century, Alexandre Dumas's 1845 novel about France's Reign of Terror was unavailable in English. Julie Rose's vibrant new translation demonstrates persuasively that Dumas's hastily written crowd-pleaser maintains its resilience. Like our 19th-century predecessors, we remain enthralled by this tale about a brave Republican and the beautiful, mysterious waif he saves.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780812969634 (0812969634)
ASIN: 812969634
Publisher: Modern Library
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
Series: The Marie Antoinette Romances (#5)
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msleighm books
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4.0 The Knight of Maison-Rouge
Tragic. Beautifully composed, though I had some issues that may have been due to choices the translator made.
misfitandmom
misfitandmom rated it
The story begins in March 1793 as Louis XVI has been beheaded, Marie Antoinette and her children are imprisoned and the Committee for Public Safety has unleashed The Reign of Terror. Unaware of a curfew, a young woman is stopped by members of the National Guard but saved from arrest by Civic Guard o...
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