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... Alexandre Dumas is well known for his swashbuckling tales of excitement and derring-do, like The Three Musketeers, but Parisians and Provincials is something entirely different. On one level it is a gentle and romantic love story, on another, a reworking of the old town mouse/country ... Read review

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Romance but no swordfighting

AdvantagesGently amusing, finely drawn characters

DisadvantagesNo swash and very little buckle!

"...like The Three Musketeers, but Parisians and Provincials is something entirely different. On one level it is a gentle and romantic love story, on another, a reworking of the old town mouse/country mouse fable. Most evident too is Dumas’ sense of irony and satire and his keen interest in class and race. The novella is set in Paris and Villers-Cotterets, Dumas’ own birthplace, in the mid 19th Century. It was one of Dumas’ last ..." Read review
27.03.2003

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Author Alexandre Dumas
Title Parisians and Provincials
Genre Classics
Type Fiction
ISBN 0907015964
EAN 9780907015963

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