Books tagged: stendhal

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The Stendhal Summer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,680. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2017 by Amika Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In the summer of 1992, public relations writer Alison Miller takes her savings and flies from Chicago to Europe in search of information about Stendhal, the nineteenth-century French author. Traveling to the same cities, walking the same streets, and taking in the same vistas, Alison hopes to discover fresh material and gain an intimate perspective to write a new biography of Stendhal.
Le Rouge et le Noir
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 191,120. Language: French. Published: August 22, 2012 by Le signe bleu. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Essay » Literature
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.
The Privileges
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Fario. Categories: 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."
Les Cenci
Price: $7.90 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: French. Published: May 16, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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 Philter
Price: $2.15 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / French, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"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.
Four Stories
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 26,140. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / French, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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 Chest and the Ghost
Price: $1.85 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » European / French
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.
Recollections of an Italian Gentleman
Price: $2.20 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / French, Fiction » Coming of age
"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 Jew
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » European / French
"Not having anything to read, I write. It's the same kind of pleasure, only more intense."