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ISBN-10: 014044307X

ISBN-13: 9780140443073

Edition: 2004

Authors: Stendhal, Gilbert Sale, Suzanne Sale, Jean Stewart, B. C. J. G. Knight

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List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/30/1975
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.16" wide x 7.83" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

One of the great French novelists of the nineteenth century, Stendhal describes his unhappy youth with sensitivity and intelligence in his autobiographical novel The Life of Henri Brulard, written in 1835 and 1836 but published in 1890. Long after his death. Stendhal detested his father, a lawyer from Grenoble, France, whose only passion in life was making money. Therefore, Stendhal left home as soon as he could. Stendhal served with Napoleon's army in the campaign in Russia in 1812, which helped inspire the famous war scenes in his novel The Red and the Black (1831). After Napoleon's fall, Stendhal lived for six years in Italy, a country he loved during his entire life. In 1821, he…