Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. The Charterhouse of Parma tells the story of the young Italian nobleman Fabrice del Dongo and his adventures from his birth in 1798 to his death in 1829 (?). Stendahl apparently impresses many readers far more favorably than me as Charterhouse shows up on numerous lists of "best French novels."
These promotions will be applied to this item: Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. The latter I thought would never end. Pages not numbered -, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 9, 2018. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. I would have not buyed it if such format was written in the description. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. The Charterhouse of Parma chronicles the adventures of the young Italian nobleman Fabrice del Dongo from his birth in 1798 to his death. He should have taken longer... including editing which would have added to enjoyment of his readers. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Please try again. I was expecting something on the level of his "Red and the Black" and it didn't come close to that. Something went wrong. Unlike the darkness of the "Red and Black", "The Charterhouse of Parma" is a comic masterpiece; a classic of Stendhal's remark explodes at point-blank in this novel "The Charterhouse of Parma", the epic tale of a young French officer in the Napoleonic wars, and his aunt - … Fabrice’s early years are spent in his family’s castle on Lake Como, while most of the novel is set in a fictionalized Parma (both in modern-day Italy). Mariana de Lacerda Oliveira; 1st Edition (January 27, 2013), I chose to read Charterhouse because I enjoyed Standahl's The Red and the Black, Reviewed in the United States on January 8, 2017. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 15, 2016, Big let down: Print very small ( nothing wrong with eye sight ) Sentences not completed on same page ( unbelievable ! ) It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. The book is printed in big paper size format (an A4 format most likely), which is quite uncomfortable to read. Terrible formatting makes this virtually impossible to read.
Don't buy it. Does this book contain quality or formatting issues? For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions. Stendhal is rated probably the most famous author of his period in France, and this book may be his second best after The Red and The Black, which I had to read in college 60 years ago and just finished rereading this week. The book begins with the French army sweeping into Milan and stirring up the sleepy region of Lombardy, which was allied with Austria. The Charterhouse of Parma (The classic romantic thriller! Please try your request again later.
Both The Red and the Black & Charterhouse end abruptly giving the reader a feeling of suddenly coming up to and smacking into a brick wall. As wrap up, characters die off conveniently (I don't like that; a cheap & intellectually lazy tactic). Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. I put the book down several times before finishing. Reviewed in the United States on May 10, 2013. I chose to read Charterhouse because I enjoyed Standahl's The Red and the Black.
The book reads somewhat like Red and Black (including satirical descriptions of court snobbery; Machiavellian goings on between and among the characters and political factions.. but that gets a little tiresome over the course of the book.) Does this book contain inappropriate content? Fabrice grows up surrounded by intrigues and alliances for and against th… Relive a portion of the Battle of Waterloo and other adventures by reading this novel. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Charterhouse of Parma (Penguin Classics), Stendhal: The Complete Novels and Novellas (The Greatest Writers of All Time Book 19), The Charterhouse of Parma (Oxford World's Classics). Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. I read somewhere that Stendahl wrote Charterhouse quickly (I seem recall 84 days). Some plot twists & sudden/unexpected introduction of new characters tend to give the reader whiplash. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Reviewed in the United States on July 4, 2015. Please try again. There was a problem loading your book clubs. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Reviewed in the United States on January 27, 2017, Reviewed in the United States on April 2, 2018, Reviewed in the United States on September 15, 2015. ), Middlemarch (Centaur Classics) [The 100 greatest novels of all time - #14], Stendhal Unable to add item to List. My recommend: Read The Red and the Black;pass on Charterhouse. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. --This text refers to an alternate. Very good. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? There's a problem loading this menu right now.
Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Charterhouse of Parma. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. The Charterhouse of Parma - Kindle edition by Stendhal, Moncrieff, C K Scott . Charterhouse, however, is a long & very Boring book. Please try again. Fabrice spends his early years in his family’s castle on Lake Como, while most of the rest of the novel is set in a fictionalized Parma(both locations are in modern-day Italy).
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