This volume contains Victor Hugo's 1833 historical play, "Mary Tudor". It portrays the rise, fall, and eventual execution of Fabiano Fabiani, a fictional favourite of Mary I of England (1516-1558). Fabiani is incarcerated within the Tower of London and remains there until his death, despite the Queen's later desire to spare his life. Highly recommended for lovers of historical Romance. Contents include: "First Day", "Second Day", "Third Day Part I. Which of the Two?", and "Third Day Part II". Victor Marie Hugo (1802 - 1885) was a French novelist, dramatist, and poet belonging to the Romantic movement. He is widely hailed as one of the most accomplished and well-known French writers, originally achieving renown for his poetical endeavours-the most notable of which are the volumes "Les Contemplations" and "La Légende des siècles". Outside of his native country, Hugo's best-known works are his novels: "Les Misérables" (1862) and "Notre-Dame de Paris" (1831), commonly known as "The Hunchback of Notre-Dame". Aside from his literary achievements, he also produced over 4,000 beautiful drawings and was a prominent campaigner for social and political issues, including abolishing capital punishment. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the auth
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|Size: ||2.5 MB|
|Publisher: ||White Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781473350342 (DRM-EPUB)|
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