The Charterhouse of Parma by StendhalFabrizio del Dongo, a headstrong and naive Italian grandee, defies the wrath of his right-wing father and goes to fight for Napoleon. But his dreams of military glory are dashed, drawing him back to Milan. There he becomes embroiled in a series of amorous exploits, fueled by his own impetuous nature and the political chicanery of his aunt and her wily lover. This is a...
The Red and the Black by StendhalBased on a real crime that Stendhal read about in a French tabloid in 1827, the Red and the Black is a brilliant psychological portrait of passion, opportunism, and political intrigue set in nineteenth-century France. It is the story of Julien Sorel, a young man of humble origins but high aspirations, whose prospects for a respectable public career are cut short by...
Stendhal, Alexandre Dumas, Joan Aiken, Erich Maria RemarqueBook to Author, played 32 times.
French Literary Trivia
Identify classics of French literature with a variety of simple clues.Multiple Choice, played 45 times.
The Napoleonic Wars
Arthur Conan Doyle, Stendhal, Bernard Cornwell, Alexandre DumasBook to Author, played 28 times.