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Le Rouge et le Noir By Stendhal
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Le Rouge et le Noir est un roman sentimental de l'écrivain français Stendhal (1783 - 1842). Résumé : L'action se passe sous la Restauration, à Verrières,... More > une petite ville du Jura. Julien Sorel a dix-neuf ans. C'est un jeune homme d'origine modeste. Grâce à l'abbé Chélan, qui l'a pris en sympathie et qui lui a enseigné le latin, Julien est engagé par Monsieur de Rénal, le maire légitimiste de la ville. Ce dernier, par vanité, recherche un précepteur pour ses enfants. Il juge en effet nécessaire d'avoir recours à un tel service pour soutenir son rang face au train de vie qu'affiche Monsieur Valenod, directeur du dépôt de mendicité...< Less
The Red and the Black, Illustrated By Ashok Kumar
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: M. de Rênal, the mayor of the provincial town Verrières, hires Julien Sorel to be his children's tutor. Julien is only a carpenter's son, but dreams of following in the footsteps of... More > his hero, Napoleon. However, in Julien's time, men gain power in the Church and not in the army. Even though he is training to become a priest, Julien decides to seduce the mayor's wife, Mme. de Rênal, because he thinks that it is his duty. They become lovers, but M. Valenod, the mayor's political adversary, finds out about the affair and begins to spread rumors. M. de Rênal is profoundly embarrassed, but his wife convinces him that the rumors are false. M. Chélan, the town priest and Julien's mentor, sends him to the Besançon seminary to avoid any further scandal.< Less
The Red and the Black, Illustrated By Ashok Kumar
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: M. de Rênal, the mayor of the provincial town Verrières, hires Julien Sorel to be his children's tutor. Julien is only a carpenter's son, but dreams of following in the footsteps of... More > his hero, Napoleon. However, in Julien's time, men gain power in the Church and not in the army. Even though he is training to become a priest, Julien decides to seduce the mayor's wife, Mme. de Rênal, because he thinks that it is his duty. They become lovers, but M. Valenod, the mayor's political adversary, finds out about the affair and begins to spread rumors. M. de Rênal is profoundly embarrassed, but his wife convinces him that the rumors are false. M. Chélan, the town priest and Julien's mentor, sends him to the Besançon seminary to avoid any further scandal.< Less
The Red and the Black By Stendhal
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Le Rouge et le Noir (French) or The Red and the Black is a historical psychological novel in two volumes by Stendhal, published in 1830 Red and the Black ,tells the storie of Julien Sorel, the... More > intelligent and ambitious protagonist. He comes from a poor family and fails to understand much about the ways of the world he sets out to conquer. He harbours many romantic illusions, but becomes mostly a pawn in the political machinations of the ruthless and influential people about him. The adventures of the hero satirize early 19th-century French society, especially the hypocrisy and materialism of the aristocracy and members of the Roman Catholic Church, foretelling the coming radical changes that will depose them from their leading role in French society.< Less
Le Rouge et le noir: chronique du XIXe siecle By Stendhal
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Le Rouge et le Noir (French pronunciation: ​[lə ʁuʒ e lə nwaʁ]; French for The Red and the Black) is a historical psychological novel in two volumes by Stendhal,... More > published in 1830. It chronicles the attempts of a provincial young man to rise socially beyond his modest upbringing through a combination of talent, hard work, deception, and hypocrisy. He ultimately allows his passions to betray him. The novel’s full title, Le Rouge et le Noir: Chronique du XIXe siècle (The Red and the Black: A Chronicle of the 19th Century), indicates its two-fold literary purpose as both a psychological portrait of the romantic protagonist, Julien Sorel, and an analytic, sociological satire of the French social order under the Bourbon Restoration (1814–30). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Red_and_the_Black Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less

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