The House Of The Wolf: A Romance

By: Stanley Weyman
Published By: Double9 Books
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The House of the Wolf: A Romance by Stanley Weyman is a captivating historical novel that weaves together intrigue, romance, and suspense against the backdrop of 16th-century France. The novel unfolds during the turbulent era of religious conflicts and political power struggles. The narrative centers around the enigmatic character of Henri de Marsac, a young French nobleman who becomes embroiled in a web of danger and deceit. Set against the backdrop of the French Wars of Religion, Marsac's loyalty is tested as he navigates treacherous alliances and shifting loyalties. The House of the Wolf, a mysterious and foreboding fortress, becomes a symbol of the intrigue and secrets that envelop the characters. Weyman's narrative skillfully blends historical accuracy with thrilling storytelling, capturing the tensions between Catholics and Huguenots during this tumultuous period. The novel's intricate plot is enriched by well-developed characters, each with their own motivations and hidden agendas. Amidst the political turmoil, a romantic subplot adds depth to the story, intertwining personal relationships with larger events. "The House of the Wolf" is a masterful work that immerses readers in the complexities of 16th-century France. Weyman's vivid descriptions, authentic historical details, and intricate plotting create a rich tapestry that transports readers to a time of danger, passion, and intrigue.

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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: 130 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358591854
  • ISBN-13: 9789358591859
  • Item Weight: 156g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 7.57 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Historical,Fiction / Classics,History / General