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A Death in the Venetian Quarter

By Alan Gordon
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  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
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In 1203, the relative peace of the Byzantine Empire is imperiled when the ships of the Fourth Crusade show up outside the walls of Constantinople. Instead of traveling to the Holy Land to battle the infidels, the Crusade, having sailed out of Venice, has been subverted and is now besieging the city. The jester known as Feste, his wife Viola, and their compatriots within the city are faced with catastrophe as the peace the Fool's Guild has worked so hard to maintain is about to be shattered. With such a disaster looming, the death of one silk merchant in the Venetian Quarter of Constantinople seems insignificant. But Philoxenites, the Imperial Treasurer and one of the most power schemers at court, has taken a special interest in the case and wants Feste to investigate Venetian merchant's death. The merchant, of course, was not what he appeared to be and, if Constantinople is to have any hope of surviving the troops outside its gates, Feste must quickly uncover what forces were at work when the merchant lost his life.

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This unique collection of Alexandre Dumas' historical novels, adventure classics & true crime stories has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards. The D'Artagnan Romances The Three Musketeers Twenty Years After The Vicomte of Bragelonne Ten Years Later Louise da la Valliere The Man in the Iron Mask The Valois Trilogy Queen Margot (Marguerite de Valois) Chicot de Jester: La Dame de Monsoreau The Forty-Five Guardsmen The Memoirs of a Physician - Marie Antoinette Series Joseph Balsamo: The Magician The Mesmerist's Victim: Andrea de Taverney The Queen's Necklace Taking the Bastile: Ange Pitou The Countess de Charny: The Execution of King Louis XVI Other Novels The Count of Monte Cristo The Conspirators: The Chevalier d'Harmental The Regent's Daughter The Hero of the People The Royal Life-Guard Captain Paul The Sicilian Bandit The Corsican Brothers The Companions of Jehu The Wolf Leader The Black Tulip The Last Vendee The Prussian Terror Short Stories A Masked Ball Solange Celebrated crimes The Borgias The Cenci Massacres of the South Mary Stuart Karl-Ludwig Sand Urbain Grandier Nisida Derues La Constantin Joan of Naples The Man in the Iron Mask (An Essay) Martin Guerre Ali Pacha The Countess De Saint-Geran Murat The Marquise De Brinvilliers Vaninka The Marquise De Ganges Essays Alexandre Dumas by W. E. Henley A Gossip on a Novel of Dumas's by Robert Louis Stevenson Alexandre Dumas by Andrew Lang To Alexandre Dumas by Andrew Lang Biography Alexandre Dumas by Adolphe Cohn Alexandre Dumas, père (1802-1870) was a French writer whose works have been translated into nearly 100 languages and he is one of the most widely read French authors. His most famous works are The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers.

The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later

By Dumas, Alexandre
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  • Publisher : Aegitas
  • Isbn : 1773130366
  • Pages : 492
  • Category : Fiction
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The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later is a novel by Alexandre Dumas. It is the third and last of the d'Artagnan Romances, following The Three Musketeers and Twenty Years After. It appeared first in serial form between 1847 and 1850. In the English translations, the 268 chapters of this large volume are usually subdivided into three, but sometimes four or even five individual books. In three-volume English editions the volumes are entitled The Vicomte de Bragelonne, Louise de la Vallière, and The Man in the Iron Mask. Each volume is roughly the length of the original The Three Musketeers. In four-volume editions volume names remain except that Louise de la Vallière and The Man in the Iron Mask move from second and third volumes to third and fourth, with Ten Years Later becoming the second volume. There are usually no volume-specific names in five-volume editions.

The Greatest Works of French Literature

By Marcel Proust,Guy de Maupassant,Charles Baudelaire,Émile Zola,Jules Verne,Victor Hugo,Molière,Voltaire,Alexandre Dumas pere,Alexandre Dumas fils,Stendhal,Jean-Jacques Rousseau,Jean Racine,François Rabelais,Gustave Flaubert,Gaston Leroux,George Sand,Pierre Corneille,Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
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  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 25771
  • Category : Literary Collections
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e-artnow presents to you this unique collection of the greatest classics of French literature, including novels, short stories, dramas and philosophical essays:_x000D_ Table of Contents: _x000D_ A History of French Literature_x000D_ François Rabelais:_x000D_ Gargantua and Pantagruel_x000D_ Molière:_x000D_ Tartuffe or the Hypocrite_x000D_ The Misanthrope_x000D_ The Miser_x000D_ The Imaginary Invalid…_x000D_ Jean Racine:_x000D_ Phaedra_x000D_ Pierre Corneille:_x000D_ The Cid_x000D_ Voltaire:_x000D_ Candide_x000D_ Zadig_x000D_ The Huron_x000D_ A Philosophical Dictionary_x000D_ Letters on England_x000D_ Jean-Jacques Rousseau:_x000D_ Confessions_x000D_ Stendhal

Read like Gabriel García Márquez

By Terry, Kate
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  • Publisher : Aegitas
  • Isbn : 1772468703
  • Pages : 2174
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Reads : 483
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez favorite books. One of the most popular author suggests inspiring books. Explore book recommendations of great thinkers, entrepreneurs, pioneers and visionaries with Aegitas collections.

The Age of Louis XIV

By Will Durant,Ariel Durant
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1451647654
  • Pages : 803
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 902
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The Story of Civilization, Volume VIII: A history of European civilization in the period of Pascal, Moliere, Cromwell, Milton, Peter the Great, Newton, and Spinoza: 1648-1715. This is the eighth volume of the Pulitzer Prize-winning series.

French Literature Classics - Ultimate Collection: 90+ Novels, Stories, Poems, Plays & Philosophy

By Marcel Proust,Guy de Maupassant,Charles Baudelaire,Émile Zola,Jules Verne,Victor Hugo,Molière,Voltaire,Alexandre Dumas pere,Alexandre Dumas fils,Stendhal,Jean-Jacques Rousseau,Jean Racine,François Rabelais,Gustave Flaubert,Gaston Leroux,George Sand,Pierre Corneille,Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
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  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 25771
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Reads : 123
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Musaicum Books presents to you a unique collection of the greatest classics of French literature, formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Table of Contents: A History of French Literature François Rabelais: Gargantua and Pantagruel Molière: Tartuffe or the Hypocrite The Misanthrope The Miser The Imaginary Invalid… Jean Racine: Phaedra Pierre Corneille: The Cid Voltaire: Candide Zadig The Huron A Philosophical Dictionary Letters on England Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Confessions Stendhal

The Book of Art for Young People

By Agnes Conway Sir Martin Conway
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  • Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 140
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 699
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Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an email to [email protected] This book is found as a public domain and free book based on various online catalogs, if you think there are any problems regard copyright issues please contact us immediately via [email protected]

A description of the historic monuments of Cyprus. Studies in the archaeology and architecture of the island

By George Jeffery
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  • Publisher : Dalcassian Publishing Company
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 445
  • Category : Cyprus
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Read and download full book A description of the historic monuments of Cyprus. Studies in the archaeology and architecture of the island

The Complete Story of Civilization

By Will Durant
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1476779716
  • Pages : 8827
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 121
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The Complete Story of Civilization by Will Durant represents the most comprehensive attempt in our times to embrace the vast panorama of man’s history and culture. This eleven volume set includes: Volume One: Our Oriental Heritage; Volume Two: The Life of Greece; Volume Three: Caesar and Christ; Volume Four: The Age of Faith; Volume Five: The Renaissance; Volume Six: The Reformation; Volume Seven: The Age of Reason Begins; Volume Eight: The Age of Louis XIV; Volume Nine: The Age of Voltaire; Volume Ten: Rousseau and Revolution; Volume Eleven: The Age of Napoleon

Pope Alexander III (1159–81)

By Anne J. Duggan,Peter D. Clarke
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1317078365
  • Pages : 452
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 359
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Alexander III was one of the most important popes of the Middle Ages and his papacy (1159-81) marked a significant watershed in the history of the Western Church and society. This book provides a long overdue reassessment of his papacy and his achievements, bringing together thirteen essays which review existing scholarship and present the latest research and new perspectives. Individual chapters cover topics such as Alexander's many contributions to the law of the Church, which had a major impact upon Western society, notably on marriage, his relations with Byzantium, and the extension of papal authority at the peripheries of the West, in Spain, Northern Europe and the Holy Land. But dominant are the major clashes between secular and spiritual authority: the confrontation between Henry II of England and Thomas Becket after which Alexander eventually secured the king's co-operation and the pope's eighteen-year conflict with the German emperor, Frederick I. Both the papacy and the Western Church emerged as stronger institutions from this struggle, largely owing to Alexander's leadership and resilience: he truly mastered the art of survival.