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3 edition of The ghost of Monsieur Scarron. found in the catalog.

The ghost of Monsieur Scarron.

by Lewis, Janet

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715 -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3 .L5867 Gh, PS3523.E866 .L5867 Gh
      The Physical Object
      Pagination378 p.
      Number of Pages378
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6269702M
      LC Control Number59006365
      OCLC/WorldCa852863

      Book Description: In this new edition of Janet Lewis's classic short novel, The Wife of Martin Guerre, Swallow Press executive editor Kevin Haworth writes that Lewis's story is "a short novel of astonishing depth and resonance, a sharply drawn historical tale that asks contemporary questions about identity and belonging, about men and women, and about an individual's capacity to act within an. The Ghost of Monsieur Scarron () by Janet Lewis. Ohio University Press/Swallow Press, pp., $ (paper) 1. In the printer-typographer Monroe Wheeler, who would go on to have a long and distinguished career with MoMA, set off to be a young-man-about-Europe. He was determined to publish poetry and publish it elegantly, to which end.

      "Monsieur Scarron, do me the honor," said Raoul, blushing, "to tell me the name of that young lady whose opinion seems so different from that of others of the company." "Ah! my young vicomte," replied Scarron, "I suppose you wish to propose to her an alliance offensive and defensive." Raoul blushed again. "You asked the name of that young lady.   Recently, a friend loaned me two of Janet Lewis’s novels, The Wife of Martin Guerre and The Trial of Sören Qvist, published in and Ghost of Monsieur Scarron, published in , completes a trilogy reissued by Swallow Press in Lewis was new to me, and in the midst of enjoying the luxury of discovery, I was already envying those who haven’t yet read her.

      Author of Le roman comique, Scarron's novels, Le roman comique, Roman comique, de Scarron.., The whole comical works, Les oeuvres de Monsieur Scarron, Roman comique, Oeuvres de Scarron.   Based on a notorious trial in sixteenth-century France, this story of Bertrande de Rols is the first of three novels making up Lewis’s Cases of Circumstantial Evidence suite (the other two are The Trial of Sören Qvist and The Ghost of Monsieur Scarron).


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Ghost of Monsieur Scarron book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This third novel in the three Cases of Circumstantial Evid /5. The Ghost of Monsieur Scarron by Janet Lewis, Paperback | Barnes & Noble® This historical novel is the third and final book in American poet and fiction writer Janet Lewis's Cases of Circumstantial Evidence series, Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpPages:   Her works include The Wife of Martin Guerre (), The Trial of Sören Qvist (), The Ghost of Monsieur Scarron (), Good-Bye, Son Author: Janet Lewis.

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In this Book. Additional Information. The Ghost of Monsieur Scarron; By Janet Lewis With an Introduction by Kevin Haworth ; Book; Published by: Ohio University Press; Series: Cases of Circumstantial Evidence; View. The Ghost of Monsieur Scarron begins in a small bookbinder’s shop on a modest Paris street, but inexorably expands to encompass a tumultuous affair, growing social unrest, and the conflicts between a legal system based on oppressive order and a society about to undergo harsh changes.

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In The Ghost of Monsieur Scarron, Lewis returns to her beloved France, the setting of The Wife of Martin Guerre, her best-known novel and the first in the series. Get this from a library. The ghost of Monsieur Scarron. [Janet Lewis] -- After visiting their grandmother and hearing a ghost story, a brother and sister take a scary walk through the woods.

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A historical novel that begins in a small bookbinder's shop on a modest Paris street, but inexorably expands to encompass a tumultuous affair, growing social unrest, and the conflicts between a legal system based on oppressive order and a society about to undergo harsh changes. The Ghost of Monsieur Scarron.

The Ghost of Monsieur Scarron. Request an Image. signed first edition (). by LEWIS, Janet. London: Robin Clark, (). Any book returnable for any reason within 10 days with prior notice.

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He finds his money stolen, and when he reports the theft, the police find a pamphlet entitled The Ghost of Monsieur Scarron that is insulting to Louis XIV and his secret wife Francoise, Madame de Maintenon (the former widow of M.

Scarron), that the king is eager to suppress/5. Her first novel was The Invasion: A Narrative of Events Concerning the Johnston Family of St. Mary's (). Other prose works include The Trial of Soren Qvist (), The Ghost of Monsieur Scarron (), and the volume of short fiction, Good-bye, Son, and Other Stories ().

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Originally published init still raises questions about identity, belonging, and about an individual's capacity to act within an inflexible system. Her works include The Wife of Martin Guerre (), The Trial of Sören Qvist (), The Ghost of Monsieur Scarron (), Good-Bye, Son and Other Stories (), and Poems Old and New ().

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