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Download Epub Format Ø Quentin Durward PDF by È Walter Scott iek tiek nusp jamas, bet domus ir traukiantis istorinis romanas, kuris pasakoja apie jaunojo Kventino Dervardo nuotykius XV am iaus Pranc zijoje ir Burgundijoje Romane pinasi tikri istoriniai vykiai ir autoriaus pramanai, o skaitant susidaro sp dis, kad i istorija i tikro ka kada gal jo vykti This Is A Pre Historical Reproduction That Was Curated For Quality Quality Assurance Was Conducted On Each Of These books In An Attempt To Remove books With Imperfections Introduced By The Digitization Process Though We Have Made Best Efforts The books May Have Occasional Errors That Do Not Impede The Reading Experience We Believe This Work Is Culturally Important And Have Elected To Bring The Book Back Into Print As Part Of Our Continuing Commitment To The Preservation Of Printed Works Worldwide I recently watched the Hollywood movie version of Quentin Durward in several Youtube installments , starring Robert Taylor, Kaye Kendall, and Robert Morley and I decided to pick up a used hard bound copy to read in the original literary format Even after having read barely 70 pages of the book, including the 33 page Introduction , I was able to affirm that for once Hollywood captured the book s droll, ironic humor, especially in the on screen characterization of Louis XI aka the Spider King as he was portrayed by Robert Morley.
I found myself chuckling aload at several passages in the introduction alone, in which Scott spends 31 pages describing a visit to France during a decline in his fortunes and his dismay at the ensuing conversion of his neice, Christian, to Catholicism, and her subsequent enrollment in a conv iek tiek nusp jamas, bet domus ir traukiantis istorinis romanas, kuris pasakoja apie jaunojo Kventino Dervardo nuotykius XV am iaus Pranc zijoje ir Burgundijoje Romane pinasi tikri istoriniai vykiai ir autoriaus pramanai, o skaitant susidaro sp dis, kad i istorija i tikro ka kada gal jo vykti This novel should have been called Louis XI, but then no one would have read it.
I actually enjoy Sir W s flow of words, and in his depictions the medieval period is just what one would wish it to be but as usual I ended up disappointed with the book King Louis of France is an interesting character and he and his accomplices and opponents have absorbing dialogues, but Quentin and his lady love are just like the illustrations by C Bosseron Chambers in my edition obviously artificial and sometimes laughably posed And there s no closure to any of the meaningful events or characters in the story As soon as the guy gets the girl, nuff said, I guess.
I highly recommend envisioning the actors Rufus Sewell as King Louisand Jason O Mara as the Duke of Burgundy.
This novel should have been called Louis XI, but then no one would have read it.
I actually enjoy Sir W s flow of words, and in his depictions the medieval period is just what one would wish it to be but as usual I ended up disappointed with the book King Louis of France is an interesting character and he and his accomplices and opponents have absorbing dialogues, but Quentin and his lady love are just like the illustrations by C Bosseron Chambers in my edition obviously artificial and sometimes laughably posed And there s no closure to any of the meaningful events or characters in the story As soon as the guy gets the girl, nuff said, I guess.
I highly recommend envisioning the actors Rufus Sewell as King Louisand Jason O Mara as the Duke of Burgundy.
This is an enjoyable historical romance Scott s strength is character portrayal, where portrayal is the operative word, because he paints his colourful characters with words They are vivid, they are larger than life Having read several of his novels now I realise that he works according to a template of hero, damsel in distress, scheming villain, atheist and the like however, his depiction of Charles the Bold of Burgundy and Louis XI of France known as the Spider King, is powerful and highly enjoyable There is a fair amount of humour and much of the grotesque Scott does not shy away from the horrors of the time without dwelling on them in any malicious manner He interweaves fictional and historical characters, which is presumably the particular skill of the successful historical novelist.
I have to admit I was a little surprised by how engaging, exciting, and funny this historical novel by Sir Walter Scott was This novel, written in 1823, tells the story of Quentin Durward, a wandering Scottish nobleman who goes to France to make his fortune and ends up serving in the Scottish Guard of the French King, Louis XI Quentin is as noble and true and chivalrous as Louis is sneaky, cruel, and out for number one, but together they make a pretty good team and a very satisfying story Also includes a damsel in distress, some pointedly two faced religious devotions, and some pretty racist comments about the gypsies.
Aroint thee, deceitful witch Why, this device smells rank as the toasted cheese in a rat trap Now fie, and double fie, upon the old decoy duck I quite enjoyed this my third venture into Scott Ivanhoe and Waverley, previously because it does have it s funny moments and the characters are somewhat believable He doesn t believe in using ten words when a hundred will do, though But I might venture another.
Frankreich zur Zeit der Regirung von Louis XI 1461 1483 und Karl der K hnen 1433 1477 Quentin Durward ist der letzte Spross einer adligen schottischen Familie, die von einem rivalisierenden Klan ausgerottet wurde Quentin berlebte den letzten Angriff nur knapp und durfte weiterleben unter der Bedingung, M nch zu werden, damit die Familie Durward mit ihm endet Das M nchsdasein ist aber so gar nicht Quentins Berufung, er fl chtet nach Frankreich zu seinem Onkel Ludovic Lesley, Le Balafr , der als Sch tze und Bodygard f r Louis XI arbeitet Zun chst ziert sich Quentin in den Dienst des K nigs zu treten, der nicht den besten Ruf hat und daher w rde ein Dienst f r Louis XI gegen Quentins Ehrenkodex versto en Durch gewisse Umst nde dazu gezwungen tritt Quentin doch bei den schottischen Sch tzen ein und purzelt die Karriereleiter hoch, nicht ahnend, dass der K nig seine ehrenhaf Great action, good humor and a picturesque setting as Scott always delivers But for this one, also a nice introduction to a period of French history less well known to me the mid 15th century while the King of France was still struggling with Burgundy to weld together the modern French state Many memorable characters from Quentin who is like a younger, Scottish D Artagnan, the always composed, perfectly cynical Louis XI and the well meaning but utterly rash Charles of Burgundy, down to the comic relief of Louis mismatched pair of over worked executioners.
Some kind of achievement for me.
Finally, read Quentin Durward by Walter Scott in original and expand my English vocabulary with about 50 words, that would be useful for reenactment.
Great book, definitely the good read, as it was in my childhood PS Historical notes and references alongside the text are great too.

Walter Scott

Download Epub Format Ø Quentin Durward PDF by È Walter Scott pamyatnik.pro Librarian Note There is than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. Sir Walter Scott was born on August 15, 1771 in Edinburgh, Scotland Scott created and popularized historical novels in a series called the Waverley Novels In his novels Scott arranged the plots and characters so the reader enters into the lives of both great and ordinary people caught up in violent, dramatic