The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal

Balzac considered it the most important French novel of his time. André Gide later deemed it the greatest of all French novels, and Henry James judged it to be a masterpiece. Now, in a major literary event, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and distinguished translator Richard Howard presents a new rendition of Stendhal's epic tale of romance, adventure, and court intrigue set in early nineteenth-century Italy. The Charterhouse of Parma chronicles the exploits of Fabrizio del Dongo, an ardent young aristocrat who joins Napoleon's army just before the Battle of Waterloo. Yet perhaps the novel's most unforgettable characters are the hero's beautiful aunt, the alluring Duchess of Sanseverina, and her lover, Count Mosca, who plot to further Fabrizio's political career at the treacherous court of Parma in a sweeping story that illuminates an entire epoch of European history.

The 112th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 12th on Pour une Bibliothèque Idéale (Raymond Queneau)
  2. - 13th on The 100 Greatest Novels of All Time: The List (The Observer)
  3. - 62nd on The 100 Greatest Novels (greatbooksguide.com)
  4. - 74th on The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time (The Novel 100)
  5. - 81st on The Top 10: The Greatest Books of All Time (The Top 10 (Book))
  6. - Världsbiblioteket (The World Library) (Tidningen Boken)
  7. - How to Read and Why (Harold Bloom)
  8. - The Bigger Read List (English PEN)
  9. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)

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The Charterhouse of Parma (Penguin Classics) Paperback 523038 $9.36 $3.89 2007
The Charterhouse of Parma (Oxford World's Classics) Paperback 439819 $2.99 $3.22 2009
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