Red and the Black

Red and the Black

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It mirrors, rather than paints, mobile and revealing glimpses of life as it was whiled away in the climate of fear and greedy drawing-room conformity that followed Waterloo. Julien Sorel, the novel's restless, ambitious hero, rebels against his circumstances and wills himself to make something of his life by adopting a code of hypocrisy. On the road to the surprising crime he commits (out of passion, principle or insanity), he turns into Stendhal's greatest and most completely human creation.
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  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 111.3 x 180.8 x 21.6mm | 248.82g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • French
  • 0140440305
  • 9780140440300

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