—The New York Review of Books “Wonderful A swiftly moving tempest of a tale Schillinger's deft translation brings new life to this classic tragedy. Known to all as 'the Lady of the Camellias' because she is never seen critic who writes regularly for The New York Times Book Review and. The germ of The Lady of the Camellias was a long, impassioned poem by the Like all the verses collected in his book of juvenilia, Sins of Youth, it is a poor.

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La Dame aux Camélias is a novel by Alexandre Dumas fils, first published in and . 'the true story of the lady of the camellias'), a French-Italian film directed by Mauro Bolognini, starring Isabelle Huppert and Lena Lingard are much moved by a theatrical production of Camille, which they attend in Book 3, chapter 3. Camille: The Lady of the Camellias [Alexandre Dumas Fils, Edmond Gosse, Toril Browse our editors' picks for the best books of the month in fiction, nonfiction. The novel, The Lady with the Camellias, which has gone through many editions in French, appears Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.

After the great success of the dramatic version of The Lady of the Camellias , he was gradually drawn away from the novel to the stage. In he was elected to the French Academy and until his death continued to produce a long line of successful plays.

Alexander Dumas was born in at Villes-Cotterets. He received very little education but when he entered the household of the future king, Louis-Philippe, he began to read veraciously and then to write.

In he began writing novels dealing with the wars of religion and the Revolution, but he is most remembered for his historical novels, The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers.

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Authors A-Z. Featured Authors. This story, which sounded a little dated in the previous translations, can now be read with an urgency that seems wholly modern.

A swiftly moving tempest of a tale. Marguerite and Armand are the kind of bright, self-destructive young things we still read about in magazines, watch onscreen, or brush up against today.

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For myself, I have, in the preface to my drama, or in the notes of the "acting edition," said everything I could remember of that pretty girl who exercised such a great influence on my literary career, for I owe her my first success as a novelwriter and my first success as a dramatist. I think I have already told how I wrote this book in three weeks, at Saint-Germain-en- Laye, on the corner of a table, in a room in the White Horse, for which I paid one franc a day.

This White Horse was the only inn that was open one evening when I missed the last train. Is this so very interesting?

Would it be better to make some philosophical reflections on prostitution and on the fatal influence of courtesans? I think not, and so do you.This might not be his usual adventure packed work but still it is a splendid taste of the romantic side of Alexandre Dumas, fils. View all 6 comments. View all 7 comments.

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I found that amusing and wish that if there must be 'bad', that the 'bad' of our day was as pretty and clean as the 'bad' of theirs. After the great success of the dramatic version of The Lady of the Camellias, he was gradually drawn away from the novel to the stage.

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