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Quentin Durward

Sir Walter Scott

Quentin Durward

by Sir Walter Scott

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Published by A. & C. Black in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesHis Waverly novels. Reissue Dryburgh edition -- v. 16
The Physical Object
Paginationxl, 461 p.
Number of Pages461
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16938790M

"Quentin Durward is a young Scotsman seeking fame and fortune in the France of Louis XI in the fifteenth century. He knows little and understands less, but Scott represents his ignorance and naivete as useful to 'the most sagacious prince in Europe' who needs servants motivated solely by the desire for coin and credit and lacking any interest in France which would interfere with the execution. Quentin Durward came just over halfway through the Waverley Novels, in , and was Scott's first experiment with a novel set "over the water". It's , and our eponymous hero is a manly young Scotsman of noble ancestry, left orphaned and penniless by the effects of a fine old traditional Scottish blood-feud with a neighbouring clan/5(8).

I wouldn't rate Quentin Durward as highly as Waverley, Ivanhoe, or Old Mortality, but it certainly is an interesting period piece. As always, Scott does a good job of inserting fictional characters into actual historical events; however, in spite of the book's length, they aren't very well io-holding.coms: Sep 12,  · Quentin Durward est un roman historique écrit par l'écrivain écossais Sir Walter Scott ( - ). Il raconte l'histoire d'un archer écossais au service du roi de France Louis XI. Ce livre numérique présente l'édition intégrale et comporte une table des matières io-holding.com: PRB.

Quentin Durward is a French-German swashbuckler TV series. It was produced in , directed by Gilles Grangier and broadcast in The series starred the German actor Amadeus August as the protagonist and the French actress Marie-France Boyer as Isabelle de Croye. The series was based on Sir Walter Scott's in published novel Quentin Original network: ORTF. The novel takes place in the fifteenth century in France during the reign of Louis XI. Quentin Durward, a young Scot, has come to seek his fortune and is employed by the king to escort the Countess Isabelle de Croye to the castle of the Bishop of Liege.


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A good action/adventure story set against the interesting backdrop of s France. The conflict between King Louis and Charles of Burgundy was fun for me to read about, but anyone can enjoy characters like Lady Hamelina and the naive, honest hero, Quentin Durward himself.

The book has more humor than you'd expect, and that's a plus/5. The Adventures of Quentin Durward, known also as Quentin Durward, is a British-American historical film released by Quentin Durward book.

It was directed by Richard Thorpe and produced by Pandro S. Berman. The screenplay was by Robert Ardrey, adapted by George Froeschel from the novel Quentin Durward by Music by: Bronislau Kaper. Oct 23,  · Quentin Durward [Sir Walter Scott] on io-holding.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Quentin Durward is a historical novel by Walter Scott, first published in The story concerns a Scottish archer in the service of the French King Louis XI.

The plot centers on the rivalry between Louis XI of France and Charles the Bold/5(7). Apr 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Oct 23,  · Quentin Durward [Walter Scott, Arthur L. Eno] on io-holding.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Quentin Durward (first published in ), Scott's first European novel, was an experiment in transferring the historical romance to foreign soil.

Fifteenth-century France/5(7). Quentin Durward (World's Classics) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.

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Quentin Durward es posiblemente la novela más romántica de Walter Scott. Un noble francés llamado Quentin Durward recibe la misión de proteger la bella dama Isabel, con la que su tío, el viejo Lord Crawford, pretende casarse con la colaboración política del duque de Borgoña.4/5.

Sep 06,  · (from Wikipedia) Quentin Durward is a historical novel by Walter Scott, first published in The story concerns a Scottish archer in the service of the French King Louis XI (–).

Filmed as "The Adventures of Quentin Durward" in Download the audiobook version of Quentin Durward by Sir Walter Scott today. Quentin Durward, novel of adventure and romance by Sir Walter Scott, published in The novel was a popular success and solidified Scott’s reputation as a stirring writer.

The novel is set in 15th-century France, where the title character saves the life of Louis XI, protects and falls in love. Quentin Durward was published in June,and was Scott's first venture on foreign ground. While well received at home, the sensation it created in Paris was comparable to that caused by the appearance of Waverley in Edinburgh and Ivanhoe in London.

Quentin Durward rare book for sale. This First Edition by Walter SCOTT is available at Bauman Rare Books. Quentin Durward is a historical novel by Walter Scott, first published in The story concerns a Scottish archer in the service of the French King Louis XI.

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Why not post a question or comment yourself. Just click the link below. Post a. Quentin Durward Comic Books: Sales Rank #10, See Top 2, Publisher Dell • Movies Published - January This is a 1-shot, a complete story in 1 comic. More 1-Shots The Quentin Durward comic book is based on the movie, which was based on the historical novel.

Quentin Durward. Walter Scott. 0 This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. The story of a Scottish archer in the service of the French King Louis XI. Feb 23,  · Quentin Durward est un feuilleton télévisé franco-allemand en 7 épisodes de 52 minutes, créé par Jacques Sommet d'après le roman homonyme de Walter Scott, et réalisé par Gilles Grangier.

Jun 01,  · Quentin Durward is a young Scotsman seeking fame and fortune in the France of Louis XI in the fifteenth century.

He knows little and understands less, but Scott represents his ignorance and naivete as useful to 'the most sagacious prince in Europe' who needs servants motivated solely by the desire for coin and credit and lacking any interest in France which would interfere with the execution /5(K).Elderly Lord Crawford of Scotland sends Quentin Durward to Burgundy to bring back young Isabelle, Countess of Macroy, for an arranged marriage.

Lady Isabelle flees and Durward pursues her. Along the way he makes an enemy of William De la Marck, a renegade count who controls the woods. Betrayed by King Louis, Durward and Lady Isabella flee De la.¶ The book includes a glossary of some of the Scottish terms and phrases as used in the story.

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