The black tulip

a romance
  • 3.49 MB
  • English
Brentano"s , New York
Statementtranslated with an introduction by S.J. Adair FitzGerald.
SeriesThe Lotus library
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18759730M

The Black Tulip wasn't as popular among his critics as his better known works such as The Count of Monte Cristo, but his readers were happy with it when it was first published back in My book club chose to read it for February, to discuss a classic with some romance, in honor of Valentines Day/5.

Black Tulip is the dramatic story of history's top fighter ace, Luftwaffe pilot Erich Hartmann. It's also the story of how his service under Hitler was simplified and elevated to Western mythology during the Cold War.

Over 1, wartime missions, Hartmann claimed a staggering airborne kills, and his career contains all the dramas you would expect/5(12). Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Dumas, Alexandre, Uniform Title: La tulipe noire.

English Title: The Black Tulip Note: Translation of La Tulipe Noire Language: English: LoC Class: PQ: Language and Literatures: Romance literatures: French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese: Subject: Tulip Mania, Author: Alexandre Dumas.

They are among my favorite books of all, so I'm ever interested in a "new" book by Alexandre Dumas. "The Black Tulip" was one of those books of his I'd not read, nor even heard of until recently. The story is set in The Netherlands during the time of William of Orange (s).

It involves the civil unrest of the time, but is primarily concerned 4/5(58). The Black Tulip, by Alexandre Dumas, is a work of historical fiction that mixes actual events in the Netherlands in the 17th century with fictional characters and events.

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The first third of the novel provides a thorough explanation of Dutch politics and culture—a stark difference from many of Dumas' other works, which launch into breakneck action from the very first page.

Cornelius von Baerle, a respectable tulip-grower, lives only to cultivate the elusive black tulip and win a magnificent prize for its creation. But after his powerful godfather is assassinated, the unwitting Cornelius becomes caught up in deadly political intrigue and is falsely accused of high treason by a bitter rival/5(93).

Bearden tests the fiction waters with The Black Tulip. The book has the usual international spy ops intrigue with a smattering of romance and action.

I just didn't dig it too much. It's not horrible. It's just not good; which is ironic because Bearden lived the life for 30+ years, as opposed to the armchair warriors writing better books/5.

Free download or read online The Black Tulip pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Alexandre Dumas. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this fiction, classics story are Cornelius Van Bearle, Rosa, Isaac Boxtel, /5. Download The Black Tulip free in PDF & EPUB format.

Download Alexandre Dumas (pére)'s The Black Tulip for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile. The The black tulip book Tulip, written by Alexandre Dumas père and published in The black tulip book, is a historical The black tulip book placed in the time of Tulipmania in the Netherlands.

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The novel begins with the politically motivated mob lynching of the de Witt brothers and then follows the story of Cornelius van Baerle, godson of Cornelius de Wit.4/5(1).

The Black Tulip, written by Alexandre Dumas père and published inis a historical novel placed in the time of Tulipmania in the Netherlands. The novel begins with the politically motivated mob lynching of the de Witt brothers and then follows the story of Cornelius van Baerle, godson of Cornelius de Wit.

The Black Tulip is an engaging romp through Holland in when religious differences cost people their lives in brutal fashion and tulip bulbs were so highly valued as to provide fodder for a tale of spying, mystery and imprisonment.

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'Contempt for flowers is an offence against God. The lovelier the flower, the greater the offence in despising it. The tulip is the loveliest of all flowers. So whoever despised the tulip offends God immeasurably.' InCornelius and Johan de Witt, brothers and prominent citizens of Holland were charged with treason and sentenced to.

The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Black Tulip, by Alexandre Dumas (Pere) This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: The Black Tulip.

The Black Tulip changes Masters. The President van Systens. A Member of the Horticultural Society. The Third Bulb. The Hymn of the Flowers. In which Van Baerle, before leaving Loewestein, settles Accounts with Gryphus.

Wherein the Reader begins to guess the Kind of Execution that was awaiting Van Baerle. Haarlem. The Black Tulip () Plot. Showing all 1 items Jump to: Summaries (1) Summaries.

This film is based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas Pere and set in Holland in The wealthy but naïve Cornelius Van Baerle spends his time cultivating tulips, ignorant of the fact that his godfather, Cornelius De Witte, was murdered for having supported. Alexander Dumas' classic tale set in s Holland is brought to the screen in this high quality entertaining animated feature for your kids and family.

Watch as. Directed by Christian-Jaque. With Alain Delon, Virna Lisi, Dawn Addams, Adolfo Marsillach. Inwhen the Revolution went on, a bandit named "Black Tulip" held the surroundings of village Roussillon in fear.

The poor people respected him as Robin Hood, who declare himself a revolutioner but Count Guillaume de Saint Preux "plays" this benefactor/10(K).

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The Masque of the Black Tulip opens with the murder of a courier from the London War Office, his confidential dispatch for the Pink Carnation stolen. Meanwhile, the Black Tulip, France's deadliest spy, is in England with instructions to track down and kill the Pink Carnation.

Alexandre Dumas's novels are notable for their suspense and excitement, their foul deeds, hairsbreadth escapes, and glorious victories. In The Black Tulip (), the shortest of Dumas's most famous tales, the real hero is no Musketeer, but a flower. The novel - a deceptively simple story - is set in Holland inand weaves the historical events surrounding the brutal.

The Black Tulip by Alexandre Dumas Also by this author: The Count Of Monte Cristo Published by Penguin Books Limited on Genres: Classics, Fiction, Historical, Literary Pages: Format: eBook Source: Purchased Buy on Amazon Goodreads.

Cornelius von Baerle lives only to cultivate the elusive black tulip and win a magnificent prize for its 5/5. While The Black Tulip lacks the swashbuckling, derring-do adventures of the other Dumas novels I have read, it is every bit as enjoyable to read.

Beginning with the arrest of two brothers, deemed traitors to the throne, Dumas Holland-based story at least begins with as strong a conflict as his other more action-laced novels.5/5(5).

The Black Tulip is a historical novel written by Alexandre Dumas, père. The story begins with a historical event — the lynching of the Dutch Grand Pensionary (roughly equivalent to a modern /5(35).

In "The Black Tulip", Alexandre Dumas proves again his ability to mix adventure and romance to create an exciting and romantic tale. Although Dumas may have distorted history significantly in this story, the image of late 17th century Holland which he presents is accurate and vivid enough to give the reader a lasting impression of society and culture in this period/5(5).

The Black Tulip: Classic French Literature - Ebook written by Alexandre Dumas. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Black Tulip: Classic French Literature.5/5(3).

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La Tulipe Noire () A deceptively simple story and the shortest of Dumas's most famous novels, The Black Tulip weaves historical events surrounding a brutal murder into a tale of romantic love. Set in Holland inthis timeless political allegory draws on the violence and crimes of history, making a case against tyranny and creating a symbol of justice and.

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The year isand the Haarlem Tulip Society has offered a hundred thousand florin prize to the tulip breeder who can create a black tulip, without imperfection or spot of other color.

Cornelius van Baerle of the sleepy village of Dordrecht is one of the leading contenders for the prize.