Le Roi Des Montagnes (Classic Reprint)

Le Roi Des Montagnes (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Le Roi des Montagnes Le Roi des Montagnes was published in 1856, and since that time it has remained one of About's most popular works. It is a brilliant satire on almost every department oi modern Greek life, from the Court to the lowest functionary in the state. While there is no attempt at elaboration in the sketches of character, the sketches oi hadji-stavros, Photini, Mary Ann, Madame Simons, and John Harris stand out bold, inter esting, and distinct. There is not a tiresome paragraph in the work, and the reader is carried on with impetuous haste and with increasing interest. The story which is related, the satire, the flashes oi wit, the humor, and the captivating style, all tend to keep the mind oi the reader on the alert and to make him wish that About had written much more on Greek customs. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 331g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • French
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0243306067
  • 9780243306060

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