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Quentin Durward (Clear Print)

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ISBN 101406821454
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This wonderful book follows the adventures of youthful Quentin Durward, a young Scotsman seeking fulfillment in 15th century France during the reign of the diabolical Louis Quentin Durward book.

Sir Walter combines an exciting story line, richly defined characters, betrayal and redemption, and sparkling (if somewhat dated) prose to produce a timeless tale/5. This (Bibliolife)Bibliobazaar edition of Quentin Durward (paperback and probably hardcover too)has bright white paper but the text is too small.

It is a scanned & reduced Quentin Durward book of the original published text. There are nine lines of text per inch.

The text somewhat resembles the #7 font size bold Baskerville Old Face in the MsftWord font menu/5(7).

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Ce livre s'adresse aux amateurs d'histoire, jeunes ou moins jeunes. Le roman raconte les aventures du héros, Quentin Durward, à l'époque de Louis XI.

Walter Scott fait revivre d'une façon vivante les personnages principaux de la grande histoire et mêle intrigues politiques et romanesques au grand plaisir du lecteur.4/5(15).

The Waverly Novels: Quentin Durward by Walter Scott and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Quentin Durward is a historical novel by Walter Scott, first published in The story concerns a Scottish archer in the service of the French King Louis XI.

Available copies: Quentin Durward By Scott, Sir Walter. SCOTT’S QUENTIN DURWARD, HANDSOMELY BOUND FIRST EDITION (SCOTT, Sir Walter). Quentin Durward. Edinburgh: Archibald Constable, et al., Three volumes. Small octavo, early 20th-century three-quarter blue calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, raised bands, marbled endpapers.

$ First edition of Scott’s portrait of Louis XI, handsomely bound. These two figures are complete opposites. If Louis is cruel, cold-blooded and calculating, then Carl is more characterized by ardor, fervor, impatience and lack of calculation.

Main hero Quentin Durward is a simple peasant boy, with noble roots. He “is easy on the rise,” he can restrain his feelings and conceal thoughts.

Title Quentin Durward, Contributor Names Scott, Walter, Lang, Andrew,ed. Quentin Durward was published in June,and was Scott's first venture on foreign ground. While well received at home, the sensation it created in Paris was comparable to that caused by the appearance of Waverley in Edinburgh and Ivanhoe in London.

Quentin Durward (), Scott's first "European" novel, was an experiment in transferring the historical romance to foreign soil. Fifteenth-century France, the French Revolution, and contemporary Britain all come together in this sharp-eyed novel of /5(K).

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Quentin Durward (), Scott's first "European" novel, was an experiment in transferring the historical romance to foreign soil. Fifteenth-century France, the French Revolution, and contemporary Britain all come together in this sharp-eyed novel of /5(4).

Quentin Durward, originally publishedpages, with Ivanhoe, originally publishedpages, and Kenilworth, originally publishedpages.

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Quentin Durward is a historical novel by Walter Scott, first published in The story concerns a Scottish archer in the service of the French King Louis XI ().

For his gipsy material Scott relied largely on two works: 'Dissertation. Find out what Scott really wrote going back to the original manuscripts, a team of scholars has uncovered what Scott originally wrote and intended his public to read before errors, misreadings and expurgations crept in during production.

Quentin Durward is a young Scotsman seeking fame andfortune in the France of Louis XI in the fifteenth century. Quentin Durward es posiblemente la novela más romántica de Walter Scott.

Un noble francés llamado Quentin Durward recibe la misión de proteger la bella dama Isabel, con la que su tío, el viejo Lord Crawford, pretende casarse con 4/4(1). Complete summary of Sir Walter Scott's Quentin Durward. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Quentin Durward.

Quentin Durward came just over halfway through the Waverley Novels, inand was Scott's first experiment with a novel set "over the water". It'sand our eponymous hero is a manly young Scotsman of noble ancestry, left orphaned and penniless by the effects of a fine old traditional Scottish blood-feud with a neighbouring clan/5(8).

This book is complete at pages with specially-commissioned illustrative plates.

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Book has embossed covers and gilt-edged pages - an ornate style that was replicated decades later in high-end book series published by both The Franklin Mint and Easton Press. Overview of story: Quentin Durward is an historical novel written by Sir Walter Scott. ‎This is a biographical story book.

The plot centres on the medieval rivalry between Louis XI of France and Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy. Louis incites the citizens of Liège to revolt against Charles, and they seize and murder Charles's brother-in-law, Louis de Bourbon, Bishop of Liège, under t 5/5(1).

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Quentin Durward by Scott, Walter, Sir and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at I wouldn't rate Quentin Durward as highly as Waverley, Ivanhoe, or Old Mortality, but it certainly is an interesting period piece.

As always, Scott does a good job of inserting fictional characters into actual historical events; however, in spite of the book's /5(28). If it's plot you're looking for, Quentin Durward has it in spades: Palace intrigue, young love, danger in the feasting-hall of the Boar of Ardennes, hair's-breadth escapes, battles, and a happy ending.

There's rarely a dull moment and (unusually in Scott's works) the plot gets going from the first couple of chapters.