The Black Tulip (Google eBook)

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Digireads.com Publishing, Jan 1, 2004 - Fiction
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Set in Holland in the late 17th century, the Black Tulip is the story of Cornelius De Witt, a tulip grower who aspires to grow the elusive black tulip. Following the murder of his brother John De Witt, Cornelius is caught up in a web of political intrigue. in the Black Tulip, Dumas masterfully weaves the historical events that surrounded Holland during the tulip-mania of the 17th century into a gripping political allegory.
  

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Contents

A Grateful People
4
The Two Brothers
9
The Pupil of John de Witt
14
The Murderers
20
The Tulipfancier and his Neighbour
26
The Hatred of a Tulipfancier
30
The Happy Man makes Acquaintance with Misfortune
34
An Invasion
40
Rosas Lover
75
The Maid and the Flower
79
The Events which took place during those Eight Days
83
The Second Bulb
87
The Opening of the Flower
92
The Rival
96
The Black Tulip changes Masters
99
The President van Systens
102

The Family Cell
44
The Jailers Daughter
47
Cornelius van Baerles Will
50
The Execution
56
What was going on all this Time in the Mind of one of the Spectators
58
The Pigeons of Dort
61
The Little Grated Window
63
Master and Pupil
67
The First Bulb
71
A Member of the Horticultural Society
105
The Third Bulb
110
The Hymn of the Flowers
115
Wherein the Reader begins to guess the Kind of Execution that was awaiting Van Baerle
124
Haarlem
126
A Last Request
130
Conclusion
132
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Literature.org - The Online Literature Library
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Van Baerle at once thought out the idea of the black tulip. He had already achieved a dark brown one, while Boxtel, who had only managed to produce a light ...
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The Black Tulip by Alexandre Dumas: Chapter 30
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Alexandre Dumas : The Black Tulip
The Black Tulip. by Alexandre Dumas · 1. A Grateful People · 2. The Two Brothers · 3. The Pupil of John de Witt · 4. The Murderers · 5. ...
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The Black Tulip by Alexander Dumas, David Coward at Questia Online ...
A deceptively simple story and the shortest of Dumas's most famous novels, The Black Tulip (1850) weaves historical events surrounding a brutal murder into ...
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Reading matters: 'The Black Tulip' by Alexandre Dumas
The Black Tulip might sound a little soppy, but the plot is very good and moves along with great momentum. The writing could do with a little judicious ...
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China Youth Readings Net - Alexandre Dumas - The Black Tulip ...
China Youth Readings Net - Alexandre Dumas - The Black Tulip - Chapter 5 - The Tulip-Fancier And His Neighbour.
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About the author (2004)

After an idle youth, Alexandre Dumas went to Paris and spent some years writing. A volume of short stories and some farces were his only productions until 1927, when his play Henri III (1829) became a success and made him famous. It was as a storyteller rather than a playwright, however, that Dumas gained enduring success. Perhaps the most broadly popular of French romantic novelists, Dumas published some 1,200 volumes during his lifetime. These were not all written by him, however, but were the works of a body of collaborators known as "Dumas & Co." Some of his best works were plagiarized. For example, The Three Musketeers (1844) was taken from the Memoirs of Artagnan by an eighteenth-century writer, and The Count of Monte Cristo (1845) from Penchet's A Diamond and a Vengeance. At the end of his life, drained of money and sapped by his work, Dumas left Paris and went to live at his son's villa, where he remained until his death.

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