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  • Romantic the Deadby Theophile Gautier

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    A terrifying tale by Gautier written in first person. It narrates the story of a young priest, Romuald, who falls in love with a mysterious woman called Clarimonde. He goes through strange experiences after meeting her and she haunts him in his dreams. The author has captured the desires, emotions and feelings of the priest brilliantly. Spine-chilling! more...

  • Captain Fracasseby Theophile Gautier

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.47

    Get set for action and adventure in this thrill-a-minute swashbuckler from French writer Theophile Gautier. The tale follows the ups and downs of a well-born but penniless aristocrat who casts aside his birthright in favor of the traveling life. Fans of The Three Musketeers will delight in this picaresque page-turner. more...

  • Portraits et souvenirs littérairesby Théophile Gautier

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Gérard de Nerval. "Les morts vont vite par le frais !" dit Bürger dans sa ballade de Lenore, si bien traduite par Gérard de Nerval ; mais ils ne vont pas tellement vite, les morts aimés, qu'on ne se souvienne longtemps de leur passage à l'horizon, où, sur la lune large et ronde, se dessinait fantastiquement leut fugitive silhouette noire."... more...

  • Jettaturaby Théophile Gautier

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Le Léopold, superbe bateau à vapeur toscan qui fait le trajet de Marseille à Naples, venait de doubler la pointe de Procida. Les passagers étaient tous sur le pont, guéris du mal de mer par l'aspect de la terre, plus efficace que les bonbons de Malte et autres recettes employées en pareil cas." À PROPOS DES ÉDITIONS LIGARAN : Les éditions... more...

  • De la modeby Théophile Gautier

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 0.99

    L'art de se vêtir Dans ce court essai, Théophile Gautier nous livre un éloge de la mode de son temps. L’auteur analyse le costume moderne et, là où certains voient de la pauvreté esthétique, il trouve une véritable richesse picturale. Découvrez le point de vue de Théophile Gautier sur les vêtements de ses contemporains ! EXTRAIT Le vêtement,... more...

  • Saint-Pétersbourgby Théophile Gautier

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 5.99

    Laissez-vous guider pour un merveilleux voyage dans la Russie du XIXe siècle Théophile Gautier, (1811-1872), le « fils du soleil », s’émerveille devant les prestiges de la capitale des neiges qu’il appelle « l’Athènes du Nord ». Ébloui par les palais et les cathédrales aux teintes pastel, il glisse en traîneau sur la Perspective Nevski, pénètre... more...

  • Mademoiselle de Maupinby Theophile Gautier; Patricia Duncker

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 16.91

    Chevalier d'Albert fantasizes about his ideal lover, yet every woman he meets falls short of his exacting standards of female perfection. Embarking on an affair with the lovely Rosette to ease his boredom, he is thrown into tumultuous confusion when she receives a dashing young visitor. Exquisitely handsome, Théodore inspires passions d'Albert never... more...

  • One of Cleopatra's Nightsby Theophile Gautier; Lafcadio Hearn

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.47

    Dashing adventurers with more than their fair share of derring-do, lovely ladies in peril -- these fast-paced action tales have something for everyone. The title story is a heart-pounding thriller set in Egypt, and the other pieces in the collection are equally enthralling. more...

  • King Candaulesby Theophile Gautier; Lafcadio Hearn

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.47

    Take a trip into the distant past in this classic work of historical fiction from French writer and thinker Theophile Gautier. This novelized account of the life of the ancient ruler plays up the action -- and the despot's rather unusual romantic proclivities. more...

  • The Mummy's Footby Theophile Gautier; Lafcadio Hearn

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 1.73

    Plunge into the distant past with this creepy tale from renowned gothic horror master Theophile Gautier. A man whiling away a pleasant afternoon browsing in the antique shops of Paris stumbles across a curious relic -- and is soon enmeshed in an adventure he never thought possible. Will he make it back alive? Read "The Mummy's Foot" to... more...