Book :: The Charterhouse of Parma

The Charterhouse of Parma
By: Stendhal
Pages: 560
Published: 1839
Genre(s): France
Historical Fiction
Italy
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Balzac considered it the most important French novel of his time. André Gide later deemed it the greatest of all French novels, and Henry James judged it to be a masterpiece. Now, in a major literary event, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and distinguished translator Richard Howard presents a new rendition of Stendhal's epic tale of romance, adventure, and court intrigue set in early...

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Wow...what an epic! France's Tom Jones?

Jan 5th, 2018

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Jun 9th, 2015

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13th on 100 Greatest Novels of All Time by The Guardian