The Chartreuse of Parma
Hard cover - very good condition.
One volume in a four volume set that comprises:
.. Notre-Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo
.. The Chartreuse of Parma by Stendahl (Marie Henri Beyle)
.. The Lady of the Camelias by Alexandre Dumas
.. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
Individual volumes are priced at $15 each or, while available, all 4 volumes can be purchased for the one price of $50
"The Chartreuse of Parma" by Stendhal is a gripping novel set in 19th-century Italy, tracing the life of the young and ambitious Fabrizio del Dongo. Born into an aristocratic family, Fabrizio embarks on a tumultuous journey through war, politics, and affairs of the heart. The novel explores themes of power, love, and the pursuit of personal freedom against the backdrop of a rapidly changing society. Stendhal's masterful storytelling, with its intricate plot twists and richly drawn characters, immerses readers in a world of intrigue and passion, ultimately offering a profound reflection on the complexities of human nature and the consequences of one's choices. "The Chartreuse of Parma" remains a timeless classic that continues to captivate readers with its timeless exploration of love, ambition, and the human experience.
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