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A deceptively simple story and the shortest of Dumas's most famous novels, The Black Tulip (1850) weaves historical events surrounding a brutal murder into a tale of romantic love. Set in Holland in 1672, this timeless political allegory draws on the violence and crimes of history, making a case against tyranny and creating a symbol of justice and tolerance: the fateful tulipa negra.

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A deceptively simple story and the shortest of Dumas's most famous novels, The Black Tulip (1850) weaves historical events surrounding a brutal murder into a tale of romantic love. Set in Holland in 1672, this timeless political allegory draws on the violence and crimes of history, making a case against tyranny and creating a symbol of justice and tolerance: the fateful tulipa negra.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199540464
Author:
Dumas, Alexandre
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Translator:
Demmler, Franz
Editor:
Coward, David
Author:
Coward, David
Author:
Demmler, Franz
Subject:
European - French
Subject:
History
Subject:
Netherlands
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
French
Subject:
Witt, Johan de
Subject:
Netherlands History 1648-1714.
Subject:
Literature/English | World Literature | France
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford World's Classics
Publication Date:
20080431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
5 x 7.7 x 0.8 in 0.45 lb

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"Synopsis" by , A deceptively simple story and the shortest of Dumas's most famous novels, The Black Tulip (1850) weaves historical events surrounding a brutal murder into a tale of romantic love. Set in Holland in 1672, this timeless political allegory draws on the violence and crimes of history, making a case against tyranny and creating a symbol of justice and tolerance: the fateful tulipa negra.
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