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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. I enjoyed it as a unique departure in my reading, appreciating the blend of the realism with some of the dramatically emotional pull of hopeless love.

You know, this didn’t stwndhal do it for me. Single Charterhouse 2 12 Sep 12, Stendhwl, and the title is clever. Sep 29, Michael Finocchiaro rated it really liked it Shelves: As Balzac wrote, “Never before have the hearts of princes, minist Richard Howard’s exuberant and definitive rendition of Stendhal’s stirring tale has brought about the rediscovery of this classic by modern readers. Write a customer review. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

La Cartuja De Parma / the Chartreuse of Parma

While in some respects it is a “romantic thriller”, interwoven with intrigue and adventures, the novel is also an exploration of human nature, psychology, and court politics. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. February 26, Sold by: This book defies almost every convention of the novel, and it was written before any of those conventions were even recognized!


And so Bonaparte declared the name JR and informed the furious Conte of his whereabouts. We spend hundreds of pages meandering around in these peoples lives, and then all this crazy intense shit happens to them at the very end and is totally glossed over! No hero, no heroine, no real plot; no morality lesson; Machiavellian politics for everyone; love doesn’t conquer all; love doesn’t even exist in this world until the main character gets locked away in prison for a womb-like nine months; a narrator who couldn’t care less about the whole thing One of the best books I’ve read.

Dec 29, Sketchbook rated it it was amazing Shelves: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. But if you’ve read and enjoyed it, odds are that the Charterhouse of Parma will also hold you in its spell. He sprang up, took a quick shower, changed clothes, got his bag and went out.

After her death, Fabrice divides his fortune substantial due to his elder brother dying among Count Mosca, a sister who married poorly, and his servants retiring to the titular Charterhouse of Parma a Carthusian monasterywhere he spends less than a year before he also dies.

One of the Count Mosca’s principle rivals is the prosecutor Rassi whose central enjoyment lies in having personal audiences with the Prince and other high ranking nobles, entertaining them through buffoonery. La Cartuja de Parma Spanish Edition. He is sexy, lovable, and unbelievably stupid and impulsive.

Part of the problem was that I didn’t know if the constant bumbling around was meant to be comedic or not which might have lent a little bit of charm to Fabrizio’s manifold incompetencies. During a sentimental visit to Lake Como – incognito because of his brother’s denunciation – he promises to never tell Gina of his love. Such buffooneries were uttered that even the dogs barking outside were scandalized.


The rest of the novel doesn’t live up to it. I feel like that’s not it, though.

La cartuja de Parma :

Fabrice at seventeen is idealistic, rather naive, and speaks poor French. He eventually returns to his family’s castle, injured, broke, and still wondering, “was I really in the battle? Gina becomes the Grand Mistress to the old Princess who has been enchanted with Gina since she made her socially relevant despite the indifference of her late husband. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Stendhal, who spent decades as a professional diplomat in northern Italy, gives a lively and interesting account of the court, though all of what he describes is entirely fictional, as Parma was ruled by Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma during the time of the novel.

It’s the “why I love to read” section of this book, resonant of the flood sequence in the Makioka Sisters.