The Charterhouse of Parma (Paperback)
Penguin Classics, 9780140449662, 560pp.
Publication Date: January 19, 2007
Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback, French (9/12/2000)
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About the Author
John Sturrock is Consulting Editor for the London Review of Books, a literary critic, travel writer, and translator. His translations for Penguin include novels by Stendhal and Hugo, one volume of the new Proust translation, Sodom and Gomorrah, and most recently (with Jeremy Harding) a volume of Rimbaud's poems and letters.
Praise For The Charterhouse of Parma…
"[A] superb new translation."
--Bernard Knox, The New York Review of Books
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