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Red and the Black

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ISBN-10: 0140447644

ISBN-13: 9780140447644

Edition: 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Stendhal, Roger Gard, Roger Gard, Stendhal

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'The Red and the Black', one of the great French novels of the 19th century, follows the rise and fall of the young, provincial Julien Sorel in the France of the Restoration. Stendhal's prose is noted for the passion of his principal characters.
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List price: $11.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/24/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 5.12" wide x 7.83" long x 1.06" tall
Weight: 0.792

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…    

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