Tartarin sur les Alpes: Nouveaux exploits du hh [NOOK Book]

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According to Wikipedia: "Alphonse Daudet (13 May 1840 - 16 December 1897) was a French novelist... In 1866, Daudet's Lettres de mon moulin, written in Clamart, near Paris, and alluding to a windmill in Fontvieille, Provence, won the attention of many readers. The first of his longer books, Le petit chose (1868), did not, however, produce popular sensation. It is, in the main, the story of his own earlier years told with much grace and pathos. The year 1872 brought the famous Aventures prodigieuses de Tartarin de ...
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Tartarin sur les Alpes: Nouveaux exploits du hh

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Overview

According to Wikipedia: "Alphonse Daudet (13 May 1840 - 16 December 1897) was a French novelist... In 1866, Daudet's Lettres de mon moulin, written in Clamart, near Paris, and alluding to a windmill in Fontvieille, Provence, won the attention of many readers. The first of his longer books, Le petit chose (1868), did not, however, produce popular sensation. It is, in the main, the story of his own earlier years told with much grace and pathos. The year 1872 brought the famous Aventures prodigieuses de Tartarin de Tarascon, and the three-act play L'Arlésienne. But Fromont jeune et Risler aîné (1874) at once took the world by storm. It struck a note, not new certainly in English literature, but comparatively new in French. His creativeness resulted in characters that were real and also typical. Jack, a novel about an illegitimate child, a martyr to his mother's selfishness, which followed in 1876, served only to deepen the same impression. Henceforward his career was that of a very successful man of letters, publishing novel on novel, Le Nabab (1877), Les Rois en exil (1879), Numa Roumestan (1881), Sapho (1884), L'Immortel (1888), and writing for the stage at frequent intervals, giving the world his reminiscences in Trente ans de Paris (1887) and Souvenirs d'un homme de lettres (1888). These, with the three Tartarins, Tartarin de Tarascon, Tartarin sur les Alpes, Port-Tarascon, and the admirable short stories, written for the most part before he had acquired fame and fortune, constitute his life work."
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  • BN ID: 2940000776209
  • Publisher: B&R Samizdat Express
  • Publication date: 2/1/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 341 KB

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    Tearing down a tyrant part 5

    Zania pov. The moment anna disappeared, chaos ran amok. Zania froze. Her only friend had been taken hostage, and zania had been powerless ro save her. The banquet guests eventually calmed down enough for them to be sent home. They began to leave when a storm cloud blew through the doors and floated to the ceiling. A picture of anna appeared, tied up and struggling. A voice began to speak, but zania didnt ear the words so frightend was she of the speaker. The voice was supposed to be dead. King rarin. Zania began to shake. She had been king rarins personal servant until anna had released her, but she'd never forget the horrors she had gone through. Her brother was killed before her very eyes because she had brought dinner late. She had been whipped and beaten black and blue when she had coughed while he was eating. Her powers helped her heal, though sometimes that just meant more punishment. King rarin was a monster. The last few words caught her attention though. "Anna will be killed if the kingdom is not handed over to me by tomorrow. I will be waiting." The image began to vanish but zania latched onto the spell, letting it give her a ride to anna. She said an invisibility spell as she was lifted into the sky.

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