The Lady of the Camelias
Author: Alexandre Dumas
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 Lady of the Camelias" by Alexandre Dumas is a poignant and tragic tale centered around the captivating and enigmatic courtesan Marguerite Gautier. Set in 19th-century Paris, the novel follows the passionate love affair between Marguerite and the ardent young gentleman, Armand Duval. Their relationship is tested by societal expectations, financial constraints, and Marguerite's declining health. Dumas skillfully portrays the complexities of human emotions, societal pressures, and the consequences of choices made in the pursuit of love. Through vivid characterizations and lyrical prose, the novel explores themes of sacrifice, redemption, and the fragility of human existence. "The Lady of the Camelias" stands as a timeless masterpiece that continues to captivate readers with its poignant portrayal of love, loss, and the enduring power of forgiveness.
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