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Ghly successful artists He was also a lawyer a public official a senator a painter an authority on Russian literature and a member of the French Academy As a public official M rim e travelled through France and Europe from which he drew inspiration for his stories and novels His first popular novella Colomba was published in It is set in Corsica and tells the story of th

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Colomba by Prosper MérimE della Rebbia family whose father has been murdered in an ambush believed by his daughter to have been perpetrated by the town's mayor Lawyer Barricini She implores her brother Lieutenant Orso della Rebbia to avenge their father's death but Orso does not share her passionate ancestral pride His heart is torn between personal vendetta and a propensity to abide by the law

Colomba by Prosper Mérimée doc µ reader Paperback Prosper Mérimée was a French dramatist historian archaeologist and short story writer He is perhaps best known for his novella Carmen which became the basis of Bizet's opera CarmenMérimée loved mysticism history and the unusual and may have been influenced by Charles Nodier though he did not appreciate his works the historical fiction popularised by Sir Walter Scott and the cruelty and.

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  • Ivana Books Are Magic

    Colomba by Prosper Mérimée doc µ reader Paperback Colomba by Prosper MérimIf you are looking for an exciting French classic that isn't half a thousand pages long look no further Colomba is a masterfully written tale of revenge that takes the shape of a short novel novella I've only read Colomba recently but better late than never I'm very impressed by this tale and even by Merimee's precise and beautiful


  • Chris

    Colomba by Prosper Mérimée doc µ reader Paperback Colomba by Prosper MérimRead the ultimate book on Corsican vendettas while in Corsica There is a great beer named after the vengeful sister Colomba that is spiced with the herbs of the Mauis the wild interior of Corsica where outlaws went to leave beyond laws after carrying out a vendetta Great book


  • Bill

    Colomba by Prosper Mérimée doc µ reader Paperback Colomba by Prosper MérimThe 19th century French romantics were fascinated by La Corse a fairly recent acuisition that had not only spawned Napoleon but whose savage inhabitants' code of justice presented such an ongoing anachronism to the mainland's progressive societyColomba is the best of the several novels by French romantics discovering the island and apparently paints the most faithful portrait of a village in the grips of an ongoing vendetta The characters with the exception of Orso are fairly archetypal but the circumstances that provoke a resumption of violence are satisfyingly ambiguous


  • Czarny Pies

    Colomba by Prosper Mérimée doc µ reader Paperback Colomba by Prosper MérimThis is a great adventure and love story set in Corsica in the period immediately following the Napoleonic Wars involving an English Rose and a gallant Mediterranean nobleman who is tall dark and handsome It's such a simple formula Why can't the French write like this any


  • Viki

    Colomba by Prosper Mérimée doc µ reader Paperback Colomba by Prosper Mérimthis story really did inspired me about the courage of a woman i really liked it


  • Frank

    Colomba by Prosper Mérimée doc µ reader Paperback Colomba by Prosper Mérimuite an enjoyable read I am new to Prosper Merimée and in fact to literature in general and enjoy his rather modern mindset when he writes it challenges the stereotypes I have about individuals living in shall we say less modern timesAccording to Wikipedia Colomba was written in 1840 while Carmen was written in 1845 Perhaps the characters here were prototypes of those in Carmen Orso strong silent mysterious man who over time becomes a hopeless romantic view spoilerat the beginning he is a high ranking soldier; at the end of the story he is painting portraits with his new wife hide spoiler


  • Adam

    Colomba by Prosper Mérimée doc µ reader Paperback Colomba by Prosper MérimProsper Mérimée wrote the novel on which the opera Carmen is basedLike Carmen Colomba has a remarkable 'heroine' Set in Corsica during the early 19th century this exciting novel describes how a British Colonel and his attractive daughter find themselves becoming involved in a vendetta between two rival families in a small hill town Corsica like Sicily and Albania was reknowned for its vendettas The English girl falls for Colomba's brother who has recently returned from mainland France and the Napoleonic Wars His father had been assassinated and there


  • Jasminka

    Colomba by Prosper Mérimée doc µ reader Paperback Colomba by Prosper MérimClassic read Easy simple short but still adventurous and romantic This is the first book from Prosper Mérimée that I've read and I really liked it I learned a lot about the island of Corsica and most of all about Corsican vendetta Story of courageous Colomba and her struggle to avenge the death of her father Nicely written my recommendations


  • Mike

    Colomba by Prosper Mérimée doc µ reader Paperback Colomba by Prosper MérimA fairly enjoyable revenge tale but nothing too great or memorable It lacked the fire and flair of Mérimée's Carmen and had an ending predict


  • David

    Colomba by Prosper Mérimée doc µ reader Paperback Colomba by Prosper MérimWe've been to corsica this summer reading colomba now was just perfect