Girl Who Loved Camelias: The Life and Legend of Marie Duplessis

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Girl Who Loved Camelias: The Life and Legend of Marie Duplessis

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Author :   Julie Kavanagh
Publisher :   Random House USA Inc
Published :   15/08/2014
ISBN :   9780804171557
Format :   Paperback
Pages :   320
Size (mm) :   203x131x17
Weight (g) :   299

A biography of Marie Duplessis, a country girl from Normandy who at 13 fled her brutal father to go to Paris and became one of the most admired courtesans of the 1840s. She inspired Alexandre Dumas's }The Lady Of The Camellias{ and Verdi's }La Traviata{....   Read more
A biography of Marie Duplessis, a country girl from Normandy who at 13 fled her brutal father to go to Paris and became one of the most admired courtesans of the 1840s. She inspired Alexandre Dumas's }The Lady Of The Camellias{ and Verdi's }La Traviata{. She of TB at the age of 23.