La Reine Margot (Oxford World’s Classics)Alexandre Dumas / Jan 17, 2020
La Reine Margot Oxford World s Classics strong Dear sister said Charles IX there is blood on your sleeve And what consequence is that Sire said Marguerite if I have a smile upon my lips Saint Bartholomew s Day Paris is awash with t
strong Dear sister said Charles IX, there is blood on your sleeve And what consequence is that, Sire, said Marguerite, if I have a smile upon my lips Saint Bartholomew s Day 1572 Paris is awash with the blood of Huguenots slaughtered by order of Charles IX Or perhaps of Catherine de Medicis, one of history s great monsters Or the ambitious Duke de Guise Or the Duke d Anjou, soon to be the reluctant King of Poland The answer will be found in the secret passageways of the Louvre and the torture chamber of the fortress of Vincennes It takes an iron nerve and a cool head to survive Young Henry of Navarre has both in abundance, but he has he has his Queen, the beautiful, cultured Margot Staking all on love and losing, she remains defiant in defeat La Reine Margot 1845 is a novel of suspense and drama which recreates the violent world of intrigue, murder and duplicity of the French Renaissance Dumas fills his canvas with a gallery of unforgettable characters, unremitting action and the engaging generosity of spirit which has made him one of the world s greatest and best loved story tellers This revised edition of the classic translation of 1846 is richly annotated An introduction sets Dumas and his work in their literary, historical and cultural context ABOUT THE SERIES For over 100 years Oxford World s Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe Each affordable volume reflects Oxford s commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up to date bibliographies for further study, and much .
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