The Pot Boils

The Pot Boils : A Novel (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Pot Boils: A Novel La Joyeuse had half repented of her whim when he came. She gave him tea in thin blue cups, and he talked to her gravely of Ronsard and Villon. The room was one of her artistic whims: heavy green rugs covered the smooth green tiles of the floor the hot sun came through curtains of iridescent green and blue from one wall a pale virgin of Cimabue looked down upon the deep couch, covered with a Chintz of shimmering peacocks and blue-green myrtle leaves. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at 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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 322 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 431g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 9 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243198892
  • 9780243198894