Trapped in an unhappy marriage with a boorish, inattentive, and socially ambitious husband, Julie de Chaverny enjoys a flirtatious dalliance with the elegant Major de Châteaufort. However, the sudden reappearance of an old admirer who has returned from Turkeyalong with a tale of breathtaking derring-do and chivalry to add to his charmsreawakens in Julie a forgotten passion. She pursues a rash and dangerous course of action, one that will have tragic consequences.
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About the Author
Prosper Mérimée (18031870) was a French author and playwright. He is best known for his novella Carmen, which became the basis of George Bizet's opera of the same name. Douglas Parmée is the author of Chamfort and has translated the work of Gustave Flaubert, Jules Valles, and several other French authors.