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manon lescault by Antoine François Prévost d'Exiles

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC manon lescault The sweetness of her glance or rather my evil star already in its ascendant and drawing me to my ruin did not allow me to hesitate for a moment So begins the story of Manon Lescaut a tale of passion and betrayal of delinquency and misalliance which moves from early eighteenth century Paris with its theatres assemblies and gaming houses via prison and deportation to a tragic denouement in the treeless wastes of Louisiana It is one of the great love stories and also one of the most enigmatic how reliable a witness if Des Grieux Manon s lover whose tale he narrates Is Manon a thief and a whore the image of love itself or a thoroughly modern woman Prevost is careful to leave the ambiguities unresolved and to lay bare the disorders of passion This new translation includes the vignette and eight illustrations that were approved by Prevost and first published in the edition of