Books tagged: stendhal

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High Times at the Hotel Bristol
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,110. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Fact, fiction, gossip, history, anecdote, scandal... These 20 entertaining short stories are based on some of the scores of hotels around the world named Bristol. Here you'll find Lady Thatcher, Leon Trotsky, The Prince of Wales and the outrageous Lord Bristol. A great bedside book to read at home - or in a hotel. ***As featured in the Wall Street Journal and on BBC Radio 4's Excess Baggage
Herman Bylles testamente
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,360. Language: Swedish. Published: July 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
På sitt etthundrasjätte levnadsår får Herman Bylle veta att han har en okänd son och dotter. I den åldern har man inte tid att tveka. Beslutsamt dammar han av sitt gamla skrivbord och börjar skriva sitt testamente. Han berättar om sin ungdoms stora äventyr. Om sin resa genom 1920-talets Sverige. Förklarar varför han blev en enstöring. Sätter omsorgsfullt sitt märkliga liv på pränt.
The Jew
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Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Not having anything to read, I write. It's the same kind of pleasure, only more intense."
Recollections of an Italian Gentleman
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Price: $2.20 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / French
"Recollections of an Italian Gentleman" is a tale of a young man turned collaborator in a Rome occupied by French troops and then annexed to Napoleon's empire. The young collaborator recalls the events that marked these turbulent days, among them the abduction of the Pope by the French--His Holiness fiddled with his snuffbox during the entire operation--and the execution of the bandit Spatolino.
The Chest and the Ghost
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Price: $1.85 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The leathery and slender chief of police don Blas Bustos y Mosquera has a handsome young nobleman, don Fernando, imprisoned for the crime of appearing before him with a fresh complexion and a cool demeanor. Don Fernando's fiancée comes to plead his case, but her beauty merely prompts the sinister don Blas's attempts to secure don Fernando's permanent removal from his native Granada.
Four Stories
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 26,140. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / French
This collection includes "Recollections of an Italian Gentleman," "The Jew," "The Chest and the Ghost," and "Philibert Lescale." All of the stories are newly translated, and two of them are appearing in English for what is perhaps the first time.
The Philter
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Price: $2.15 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / French
"The Philter" is a dual-language edition of "Le Philtre," Stendhal's brief tale of a young Spanish woman's inexplicable passion for a circus rider from Naples. Both the original French tale and the newly translated English version are hyperlinked to facilitate swift navigation from one language to the other.
Les Cenci
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Price: $7.90 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: French. Published: May 16, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Fiction » Classics
Aidée de deux de ses frères, de sa soeur Lucrezia et de sa belle-mère, Beatrix fit assassiner son père par des sicaires. Accusés de parricide, ils furent condamnés à l’échafaud par la justice du pape (malgré le crime d’inceste perpétré par le père sur sa fille) et exécutés le 11 décembre 1599. Stendhal raconte cette tragédie en insistant sur la dilension instinctive de le'homme.
The Privileges
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Fario. Category: Essay » Literature
"On 1 February and 1 June of every year the clothes of the favored man shall become as they were the third time he wore them."
Le Rouge et le Noir
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 191,120. Language: French. Published: August 22, 2012 by Le signe bleu. Category: Fiction » Classics
Julien Sorel, fils de paysan méprisé, parvient au sommet de la hiérarchie sociale. Epoux d'une jeune et belle aristocrate, il est promis à un brillant avenir. Mais son destin se brise et il réalise qu'il préfère son premier amour et son idéal à une vie d'illusions.