Michael Zévaco's The Pardaillan
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Even though it is one of the best-known novels of Michael Zévaco, The Pardaillan remains unknown in the English-speaking world. It was originally written in French and then translated to Spanish where movies were made in both languages from a script based on the novel of The Pardaillan.Thrilling adventures of cape and sword, which, for their extraordinary quality narrative, continue to interest youths and adults alike, lovers of good reading, transporting them to the marvelous pages of juvenile literature.It describes the France of the 16th Century:- The reigning of the sickly Charles IX, occupied more in his hunting expeditions that in the problems of his people. - At the precise instant in which the phrase "VOX POPULI, VOZ DEI" (The Voice of the People is the Voice of God). - The intrigues and crimes of the queen mother Catherine of Medici, which at the threshold of her old age, was feared and powerful. - The religious forms that penetrated in the kingdom of France. - The intrigues and gossips of the bedchambers. - The wars provoked to change the power of the nations. All of it and much more, roguery sprinkled, adventure, love and chivalry by two personages of legend "The Pardaillan." father and son.
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ISBN: 9781438932453
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