The Red and The Balck
Price: 60.00 USD
Franklin Library Edition, 1981. Le Rouge et le Noir, French for The Red and the Black is a historical psychological novel It is a fictional depiction of French society in the 1820's, two decades after the French Revolution and its ensuing Terror The plot was based on Stendhal's personal experiences, on legal documents, and on historical accounts 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 hypocrisyPrinted on archival papers and with gilt page edges The acid free paper is 55-pound Franklin Library 1854 Cream. Pensylvania, Franklin Library Edition, 1981. Book in near fine condition,solid, bright and beautiful. Translated by Charles Tergie. Illustrations of Jean Paul Quint.