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Brief Lives: Stendhal, Paperback / softback Book

Brief Lives: Stendhal Paperback / softback

Part of the Brief Lives series


Stendhal is remembered today as one of the originators of the modern novel.

During his lifetime, however, he was reputed to be a religious dissident and was known as a fervent supporter of Napoleon.

This major new biography traces Stendhal's gradual evolution into a writer, following the defeat and exile of his political hero.

It explores his politics, ambitions and many passionate love affairs, as well as his emotional relationship with his younger sister Pauline.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 207 pages
  • Publisher: Hesperus Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Biography: literary
  • ISBN: 9781843919131



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