The Guest of Quesnay

By: Booth Tarkington
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Guest of Quesnay" by Booth Tarkington is a captivating tale that transports readers to the picturesque French countryside of the late 19th century and Historical fiction. Renowned for his skillful storytelling and vivid characterizations, Tarkington weaves a tale of romance, intrigue, and cultural exploration against the backdrop of a charming provincial village. Set amidst the rolling hills and vineyards of France, "The Guest of Quesnay" follows the journey of an American traveler who finds himself unexpectedly drawn into the lives of the locals during his stay at the historic Château de Quesnay. As he becomes entangled in the affairs of the village and its inhabitants, he discovers secrets, scandals, and unexpected alliances that will change his life forever. With its richly detailed setting and finely drawn characters, Tarkington's novel immerses readers in the sights, sounds, and sensations of rural France, evoking a sense of time and place that is both enchanting and immersive. Through the eyes of the protagonist, readers are treated to a captivating glimpse into a bygone era, where tradition and modernity collide, and love and adventure await around every corner.

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Booth Tarkington

Newton Booth Tarkington was an American author and playwright who lived from July 29, 1869, to May 19, 1946. His books The Magnificent Ambersons (1918) and Alice Adams (1921) are his most famous works. He has won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once. The other three are William Faulkner, John Updike, and Colson Whitehead. In the 1910s and 1920s, he was thought to be the best live American author. A number of his stories have been turned into movies. Tarkington, Meredith Nicholson, George Ade, and James Whitcomb Riley were some of the writers who helped Indiana have a Golden Age of writing in the first quarter of the 20th century. Booth Tarkington was in the Indiana House of Representatives for one term. He didn't like how cars came about, and many of his stories took place in the Midwest. He finally moved to Kennebunkport, Maine, and kept doing the work he had always done, even though he lost his sight. Tarkington was born on July 29, 1869, in Indianapolis, Indiana. His father was a judge, and his mother was an officer. He came from a wealthy family in the Midwest that had lost a lot of money in the Panic of 1873.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 168 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 936220570X
  • ISBN-13: 9789362205704
  • Item Weight: 252g
  • Dimension: 216 x 140 x 9.60mm
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Age: 13+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type: Fiction / Historical