Stendhal

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Pen name of Marie-Henri Beyle, 1783-1842

Best known for _The Red and the Black_ and _The Charterhouse of Parma_.

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Books

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."
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.
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 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.
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 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."

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