Cyrano de Bergerac: Heroic Comedy in Five Acts

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New American Library, 2003 - Fiction - 224 pages
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Translates the classic French story of the master swordsman, noble in stature, whose unpleasant appearance prevents him from courting the beautiful woman with whom he has fallen in love. Reissue.

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User Review  - BayardUS - LibraryThing

What Rostand gives you with this play can, I think, be boiled down to two things: the language he uses and the titular character of Cyrano de Bergerac. No other characters are given much depth, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - AddictedToMorphemes - LibraryThing

Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand Translated into English by Brian Hooker Bittersweet tale of unrequited love, nobility and honor. This play is set in France in 1640, during the reign of Louis XIII ... Read full review

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Edmond Rostand (1868–1918) was a French playwright whose other works include The Princess Faraway, The Woman of Samaria, and L'Aiglon.

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