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Pierre Marivaux - The Surprise of Love (Oberon Modern Plays) - 9781849431835 - V9781849431835
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The Surprise of Love (Oberon Modern Plays)

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Description for The Surprise of Love (Oberon Modern Plays) Paperback. In this classic French drama, a young widow and a lovelorn chevalier find a love they never expected. Translator(s): Alfreds, Mike. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 130 x 5. Weight in Grams: 91.
The beautiful Marquise has been left a widow tragically young... The handsome Chevalier has been deserted by the love of his life who has decided to take holy orders... Both have sworn never to lose their hearts again... Neither had reckoned with the surprise of love.

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About Pierre Marivaux
Pierre de Marivaux (1688 –1763) is considered one of the most important French playwrights of the 18th century, writing numerous comedies for the Comédie-Française and the Comédie-Italienne of Paris. His most important works are The Triumph of Love, The Game of Love and Chance (both published by Oberon in Marivaux: Two Plays) & False Admissions. He also published a number ... Read more

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"""An elegant and well-honed drawing room comedy... a consummate example of a well-made play - complete with a set of French windows and an absence of loose ends - and, as such, is solidly entertaining"" 4 stars - ""Exeunt Magazine"" "Misery is not just amusing but captivatingly charming, in Michael Alfred's new version of Marivaux... is sheer sophistication... Piquant ... Read more

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