A Gentleman Of France: Being The Memoirs Of Gaston De Bonne Sieur De Marsac

By: Stanley Weyman
Published By: Double9 Books
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The historical adventure book "A Gentleman of France: Being the Memoirs of Gaston de Bonne, Sieur de Marsac" was written by Stanley Weyman. The plot centers on Gaston de Bonne, a nobleman also known as Sieur de Marsac, and his life and exploits. Readers are transported to the politically contentious time of the French Wars of Religion through Weyman's story. The struggles between several aristocratic families competing for influence and power, as well as the factions of the Huguenots (Protestants) and the Catholics, trap Gaston. Readers who dive into Gaston's memoirs see him become caught up in conspiracies, love affairs, and duels. The book examines historical context to explore themes of honor, loyalty, and love. Readers are drawn into the intricate tapestry of Renaissance France by Weyman's writing style, which perfectly evokes the mood and specifics of the time. "A Gentleman of France" exemplifies Weyman's talent for developing vivid characters and conjuring exciting experiences in a historical setting.

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Stanley Weyman

Stanley John Weyman (1855-1928) was a British author known for his historical adventure novels set primarily in the 16th and 17th centuries. He was born in Ludlow, Shropshire, England, and attended Shrewsbury School and Christ Church, Oxford. Weyman initially pursued a career in the legal profession but eventually turned to writing. His novels gained popularity for their vivid historical settings, well-researched backgrounds, and engaging plots. Weyman's works often revolve around themes of romance, adventure, political intrigue, and the clash of loyalties. Weyman's writing style blended historical accuracy with compelling storytelling, allowing readers to immerse themselves in the dramatic events and vibrant characters of the past. His works continue to be appreciated by fans of historical fiction, particularly those interested in swashbuckling adventures and the Renaissance or early modern periods of European history. Stanley Weyman's contributions to historical fiction have left a lasting impact, establishing him as one of the prominent authors in the genre during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 332 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358591609
  • ISBN-13: 9789358591606
  • Item Weight: 398.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 18.4 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Historical,Fiction / Classics,History / General