The charterhouse of Parma
Stendhal

About the Book

Headstrong and naive, the young Italian aristocrat Fabrizio del Dongo is determined to defy the wrath of his right-wing father and go to war to fight for Napoleon. He stumbles on the Battle of Waterloo, ill-prepared, yet filled with enthusiasm for war and glory. Finally heeding advice, Fabrizio sneaks back to Milan, only to become embroiled in a series of amorous exploits, fuelled by his impetuous nature and the political chicanery of his aunt Gina and her wily lover. Judged by Balzac to be the most important French novel of its time, The Charterhouse of Parma is a compelling novel of extravagance and daring, blending the intrigues of the Italian court with the romance and excitement of youth.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [xxvii]).

Translated from the French.

Series
Penguin classics
Genre
Fiction.

Classifications

Library of Congress
PQ2435.C4 E5 2006

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxviii, 520 p. :
Number of pages
520

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL22745856M
ISBN 10
0140449663
ISBN 13
9780140449661
OCLC/WorldCat
68770118
Library Thing
23850
Goodreads
214778

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April 28, 2011 Edited by OCLC Bot Added OCLC numbers.
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December 20, 2008 Created by ImportBot Initial record created, from University of Toronto MARC record.