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The Chartreuse of Parma

By: The Lady Mary Loyd
Published By: Double9 Books
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Stendhal wrote a book titled The Charterhouse of Parma, which was first published in 1839. The Charterhouse of Parma chronicles the adventures of Fabrice del Dongo from his birth in 1798 to his death.Field Marshal Ney's guard is momentarily joined by Fabrice, who then encounters the man who could be his father. While Gina works to have Fabrice released, the Prince of Parma plans to lock him up for a period of twelve years. Fabrice, meantime, is content with his life as a result of his love for Clélia Conti, the commandant's daughter. Gina, Countess Mosca, marries Count Mosca but leaves him for Count Fabrice since she had always loved Fabrice. After 14 months of misery for both of them, she consents to visit him every night, provided that it is in the dark, lest she violates her promise to the Madonna to never see him again and bear the consequences of her transgression. She gives birth to Fabrice's kid a year later, and the pair pretend the baby died so Fabrice wouldn't perish. In less than a year after retiring to a Carthusian monastery, Fabrice passes away.

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The Lady Mary Loyd

Lady Mary Loyd (1853-1936) also known as Mary Sophia Hely-Hutchinson Loyd was a renowned British translator who translated many popular French novels to English. Her most widely known works are The Charterhouse of Parma (1839) by Stendhal, Colomba and Carmen (1881) by Prosper Mérimée, Memoirs (Vieux souvenirs) of the Prince de Joinville by François-Ferdinand-Philippe-Louis-Marie d'Orléans Joinville, etc. She published both novels and novellas mostly in parts (or editions). She has approximately 56 works present in 266 publications written in two languages. Her translations are appreciated by critics as they are refined and bring a sort of renovation to the previously written novels. She captured the narrative verses of Stendhal in the translation of La Chartreuse de Parme beautifully and also explored the reason for the novels continued success and the positive reviews after its release. Her insights give the readers the context and help them understand the time period at which the novel was written and released. The translations by Lady Mary Loyd made it possible for millions to enjoy the works of extinguished writers such as Stendhal, Robert Cantwell, Kazimierz Waliszewski, Octave Uzanne, etc.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 485 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357271015
  • ISBN-13: 9789357271011
  • Item Weight: 582g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 26.6 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Classics