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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »

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The epic saga of Spangle takes us on a grand tour across two continents, from the post-Civil War South to the glittering capitals of nineteenth-century Europe. in The Grand Promenade, Zachary Edge and his troupe of showmen travel north across Hungary to rugged, majestic Russia, where he will meet Tsar Alexander at the St. Petersburg court. From there it's south and west, dodging Bismark's bullets, to Emperor Louis Napoleon's Paris which is facing the imminent threat of war. For Zachary Edge and his friends, Europe, with its beautiful women, its absinthe-drinking poets, and its captivating royalty, provides on unforgettable experience after the next. Through them, we view a continent poised on the brink of tumultuous change.

Synopsis:

Travel through Europe's splendid capitals in the company of gorgeous daredevil acrobats, sensuous artistes, fabulous pistol shots, terrifying animal acts, and conniving impresarios. Their grand tour across two continents takes them all the way to a Paris besieged by war, where their journey ends in an unforgettable fashion.

About the Author

Gary Jennings is known for his intensive research which often includes rigorous and sometimes hazardous travels-exploring every corner of Mexico for his Aztec novels, retracing the numerous wanderings of Marco Polo for The Journeyer, joining nine different circuses for Spangle, and roaming the Balkans to do Raptor.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780812564730
Author:
Jennings, Gary
Publisher:
Forge Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
General Fiction
Edition Number:
1st Forge ed.
Edition Description:
Forge
Series:
Spangle
Series Volume:
No. 3
Publication Date:
19990415
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
10 x 7 x 2 in 0.69 lb

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