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Title:The Charterhouse of Parma
Price:GBP£15.00 (about USD$20.40)
Item ID:B009-4480
Publisher:The Zodiac Press//Chatto & Windus, London, 1962
Edition:First Thus
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Near Fine
Dust Jacket:Near Fine
The Zodiac Press//Chatto & Windus, 1962, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, First Thus

The Charterhouse of Parma (French: La Chartreuse de Parme) is a novel by Stendhal published originally in 1839. Telling the story of an Italian nobleman in the Napoleonic era and later, it was admired by Balzac, Tolstoy, André Gide, di Lampedusa and Henry James. It was inspired by an inauthentic Italian account of the dissolute youth of Alessandro Farnese. Th novel has been adapted for opera, film and television. The title refers to a Carthusian monastery, which is only mentioned on the last page of the novel and does not figure significantly in the plot. One of the great novels of the world it has long been recognised as the precursor of the modern novel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 631 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. in archive acetate film protection. Price clipped inside book. Previous owner's signature in ink to fep.. Top edge red. Gilt titles on red panel spine. marbled green cloth. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; French Literature; Novel; French Novels; Italy; 19th century; Literature & Literary. Dewey Code: 508.411. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4480.
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