The Black Tulip by Alexandre Dumas audiobook

The Black Tulip

By Alexandre Dumas
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When tulip-grower Cornelius van Baerle is framed for treason and sentenced to death, he is powerless against the brutal factional politics that put him in prison. But Rosa, the jailer’s daughter, is beautiful and strong-willed, and when they fall in love she determines not only to save him but also to grow the near mythical flower: the black tulip. Set in the savage turmoil of Holland’s late seventeenth century, this intimate novel celebrates the power of integrity over obsession and tolerance over violence; it creates in the black tulip a symbol of humanity’s potential.

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When tulip-grower Cornelius van Baerle is framed for treason and sentenced to death, he is powerless against the brutal factional politics that put him in prison. But Rosa, the jailer’s daughter, is beautiful and strong-willed, and when they fall in love she determines not only to save him but also to grow the near mythical flower: the black tulip.

Set in the savage turmoil of Holland’s late seventeenth century, this intimate novel celebrates the power of integrity over obsession and tolerance over violence; it creates in the black tulip a symbol of humanity’s potential.

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Author Bio: Alexandre Dumas

Author Bio: Alexandre Dumas

Alexandre Dumas (1802–1870), French novelist and playwright, as one of the most famous and prolific French writers of the nineteenth century, producing some 250 books. He is best known for his historical novels The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo, and he was among the first authors to fully exploit the possibilities of the serial novel. He is credited with revitalizing the historical novel in France. His works are riveting, fast-paced adventure tales that blend history and fiction.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Runtime: 8.95
Audience: Adult
Language: English