Vaninka, E-bok

Vaninka, E-bok
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Brand: Saga Egmont
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In 19th century Russia, a pair of lovers risk their lives by defying the tzar. Based loosely on true events, Vaninka takes place during the reign of Paul I. The lady of the title is a general’s daughter, who is due to be married, in a match approved of by the tzar. But Vaninka has fallen for another man-an officer under her father’s command. The pair’s illicit romance sets in motion a dark tale of death and dangerous secrets. One of Alexandre Dumas’ Celebrated Crimes , Vaninka is in the tradition of great tragic love stories, from Romeo and Juliet to Wuthering Heights .Alexandre Dumas (1802 - 1870) was a hugely popular 19th century French writer. Born of mixed French and Haitian heritage, Dumas first rose to prominence in Paris as a playwright, but later gained international fame with his historical fiction. Often co-authored with other writers, these stories wove together swashbuckling adventure, romance, and real events from France’s past. Among the best known are The Three Musketeers , and its sequels Twenty Years After , and Le Vicomte de Bragelonne: Ten Years Later . Set across four decades, this trilogy follows the rise of the dashing D’Artagnan-from hot-headed soldier to trusted captain under Louis XIV.Dumas’ other novels include The Count of Monte Cristo and The Black Tulip . His works have been adapted into more than 200 movies, including The Man in the Iron Mask starring Leonardo DiCaprio. EPUB3: Reflowable