Monsieur Beaucaire (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Monsieur Beaucaire (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Booth Tarkington

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Monsieur Beaucaire (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) by Booth Tarkington

Tarkington’s second novel (1900), set in 18th-century England, spawned two movies, a play, and an operetta. Beaucaire, barber to the French Ambassador, blackmails his way into high society and the interest of Lady Mary Carlisle, and is soon over his head in a whirlwind of duels, highwaymen, card-cheats, masquerades, and intrigue.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411437814
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 03/01/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 144
File size: 110 KB

About the Author

Booth Tarkington (1869-1946) was an American novelist best known for his depictions of life in small Midwestern cities. A lover of the theater, he dramatized several of his own books. Today, he is most noted as the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Magnificent Ambersons and for the novel Alice Adams, about the frustrated ambitions of a lower middle class young woman.

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