The death of the queen of navarre passed as having been caused by pleurisy. Navarre, though beset on one side by the kings of france and on the other by the kings of spain, who. Tales and novels of marguerite, queen of navarre, erotic classic the heptameron, tales. Net login register for bookmarks and favorites menu login.
Sep 02, 2010 free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. In an attempt to preserve, improve and recreate the original content, we have worked towards. Alexandre dumas 18021870 a historical fiction novel set in paris 1572 during charles ixs reign and the french wars of religion. Marguerite married the huguenot henry of navarre, who became king henry iv after he converted to catholicism. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. Alexandre dumas novel queen margot, centers on the beautiful, proud, and. Queen margot is an actionadventure novel by probably the best actionadventure writer, alexander dumas. This book is available for free download in a number of formats including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. Affect and visual memory in dumas representations of. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books youve read. Queen margot historical novel e book alexandre dumas storytel. To see some very rare and curious greek books found at an old protestant. Queen margot is a historical novel written in 1845 by alexandre dumas, pere.
It is at a stirring period of french history, abounding in horrors and bloodshed, and in plots and intrigues, that m. Queen marguerite of valois, sister of charles ix and wife of henry of navarre, is surrounded by political and amorous intrigue during the massacre of st. Browse the amazon editors picks for the best books of 2019, featuring our. Henry seated himself before a table on which was a german book containing engravings by albert durer. As maurice samuels writes in his book on the spectacular past, visual, spectacu. Her sister, elisabeth of valois, would become the third wife of king philip ii of spain, and her brother francis ii, married mary, queen of. You may copy it, give it away or reuse it under the terms of the project gutenberg license included with this ebook or online at. Queen margot unabridged by alexandre dumas overdrive. This novel was our second attempt to read something related to the very broad theme of women in literature. Neither the best nor the worst of times, it was a period of religious wars. Released to coincide with the new miramac film starring isabelle adjani, this is the classic novel unavailable for over 25 years. Read in english by john van stan a historical fiction novel set in paris 1572 during charles ixs.
Staking all on love and losing, sheremains defiant in defeat. Read in english by john van stan a historical fiction novel set in paris 1572 during charles ixs reign and the french wars of religion. Queen margot by alexandre dumas 1994, paperback for sale. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Set in france in 1572, during the height of catholicprotestant wars, the story tells of conspiracies, plots, trysts, murders, poisonings and love. This is a novel about french royalty, so it has a lot of political and erotic. This book is a result of an effort made by us towards making a contribution to the preservation and repair of original classic literature. Alexandre dumas books biography and list of works author. Whether youve loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that. In giving my sister margot to henry of navarre, i give my sister to all the.
Therefore, i was thrilled to find the book, queen margot, for sale on amazon and, with the excellent summary provided, i realized it was the same story i had enjoyed. Massacres, conspiracies, clandestine trysts, secret alliances, daring escapes, sumptuous feasts, and duels of wit propel the action in this delightful story of french royalty during the 16th century. Three of her brothers would become kings of france. Queen margot miramax book 9780786880829 by dumas, alexandre and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Since my family had been french huguenot and had to flee france for holland in the late 1500s, i had started reading it and enjoyed it immensely. The book is based upon historical facts, and queen margot sister to several kings of france, and queen of navarre herself was a very interesting and intelligent, and politically astute person who lived mostly in the later half of the sixteenth century. This book is part of a trilogy called the valois romances which consists of the.
Dumas fills his canvas with a gallery of unforgettable characters, unremitting action and the engaging generosity of spirit which has made him one of the worlds greatest and bestloved storytellers. Dumas had been happy in inventing his count of monte. Queen margot is a historical novel set in paris in august 1572 during the reign of charles ix. Bound in publishers original bindings with vibrant elaborate gilt decorations on the front boards and spines. Young henry of navarre has both in abundance, but he has more. Published by little, brown, and company, boston, 1889. Margaret of valois queen consort of navarre britannica. Although margot herself is excluded from the throne by the salic law, her marriage to a protestant prince offers a chance for domestic reconciliation during the.804 42 396 83 809 1427 737 1301 705 507 800 1103 1072 1236 1051 1118 1444 1013 1596 694 333 123 141 213 160 557 124 1036 763 22 1121 719 21 485 742 1314 1423 1295 1226 416