Georges ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Alexandre Dumas

Georges

Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: May 2007
ISBN: 9781588366375
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

List price:
$9.99
Our price:
$2.99

You save: $7.00 (70%)
A major new translation of a stunning rediscovered novel by Alexandre Dumas, Georges is a classic swashbuckling adventure. Brilliantly translated by Tina A. Kover in lively, fluid prose, this is Dumas's most daring work, in which his themes of intrigue and romance are illuminated by the issues of racial prejudice and the profound quest for identity.

Georges Munier is a sensitive boy growing up in the nineteenth century on the island of Mauritius. The son of a wealthy mulatto, Pierre Munier, Georges regularly sees how his father's courage is tempered by a sense of inferiority before whites-and Georges vows that he will be different.

When Georges matures into a man committed to "moral superiority mixed with physical strength," the stage is set for a conflict with the island's rich and powerful plantation owner, Monsieur de Malméeacute;die, and a forbidden romance with Sara, the beautiful woman engaged to Malmédie’s son.

Swordplay, a slave rebellion, a harrowing escape, and a vow of vengeance-Georges is unmistakably the work of the master who wrote The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo. Yet it stands apart as the only book Dumas ever wrote that confronts the subject of race-a potent topic, since Dumas was of African ancestry himself.

This edition also features a captivating Introduction by Jamaica Kincaid and an eloquent Afterword and Notes by Werner Sollors, who addresses key themes such as colonialism, racism, African slavery, and interracial intimacy.

Long out of print in America, Georges can now be appreciated as never before and added to the greatest works of this immortal author.


From the Hardcover edition.
Please sign in to review this product.
Devices:
Georges ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
482 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
Other books by Alexandre Dumas
Mary Stuart PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Alexandre Dumas
Mary Stuart
Alexandre Dumas
EbooksLib, May 2005
ISBN: 9781412144179
Format: PDF
List Price: $2.49 Our price: $1.99
Ali Pacha PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Alexandre Dumas
Ali Pacha
Alexandre Dumas & Alexandre Père Dumas
EbooksLib, May 2005
ISBN: 9781412144025
Format: PDF
List Price: $2.49 Our price: $1.99
The Forty-Five Guardsmen PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Alexandre Dumas
The Forty-Five Guardsmen
Alexandre Dumas
Digireads.com, January 2005
ISBN: 9781420924046
Format: PDF
List Price: $9.99 Our price: $7.99
The Black Tulip PDF (Adobe DRM) download by 1stWorld Library
The Black Tulip
1stWorld Library & Alexandre Dumas
1st World Library - Literary Society, December 2004
ISBN: 9781595406033
Format: PDF
Our price: $3.99