Abbe Prevost

Antoine François Prévost, often known simply as Abbé Prévost, was a French author and novelist. He is best known for his novel 'Manon Lescaut,' which has been adapted into numerous operas and films.


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  1. 1. Manon Lescaut

    "Manon Lescaut" is a tragic novel about a young man of good family who sacrifices everything for his passionate love for a beautiful but deceitful woman, Manon. Despite his sincere love for Manon, she continually betrays him for wealth and comfort, leading to their downfall. The story is a cautionary tale about the destructive power of obsessive love and the tragic consequences of a lack of moral strength and self-discipline.

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