The Surprise of Love

The Surprise of Love

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by Pierre de Marivaux
     
 

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The beautiful Marquise has been left a widow tragically young. The handsome chevalier has been deserted by the love of his life, who has decided to take holy orders. Both have sworn never to lose their hearts again, but neither had reckoned with the surprise of love. A beautiful play from the most important French playwright of the 18th Century.  See more details below

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The beautiful Marquise has been left a widow tragically young. The handsome chevalier has been deserted by the love of his life, who has decided to take holy orders. Both have sworn never to lose their hearts again, but neither had reckoned with the surprise of love. A beautiful play from the most important French playwright of the 18th Century.

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“An elegant and well-honed drawing room comedy... a consummate example of a well-made play – complete with a set of French windows and an absence of loose ends – and, as such, is solidly entertaining" 4 stars - Exeunt Magazine

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ISBN-13:
9781849431835
Publisher:
Theatre Communications Group
Publication date:
08/28/2012
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.20(d)

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“An elegant and well-honed drawing room comedy... a consummate example of a well-made play – complete with a set of French windows and an absence of loose ends – and, as such, is solidly entertaining" 4 stars - Exeunt Magazine

Meet the Author


Pierre de Marivaux (1688 –1763) is considered one of the most important French playwrights of the 18th century, writing numerous comedies for the Comédie-Française and the Comédie-Italienne of Paris. His most important works are The Triumph of Love, The Game of Love and Chance (both published by Oberon in Marivaux: Two Plays) & False Admissions. He also published a number of essays and two important but unfinished novels, La Vie de Marianne and Le Paysan parvenu.

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The Surprise of Love 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I believe this book will be great and i havent even read it. I love any kind of book with the word love in it.