Book List in Order:3 titles

  • Stendhal's first novel is a romance novel set during the Bourbon Restoration . Octave de Malivert, a taciturn but brilliant young man barely out of the Ecole Polytechnique is attracted to Armance Zohiloff, who shares his feelings. The novel describes...


  • Vanina Vanini is a short story published in 1829 by Stendhal (1783-1842), the nom de plume of Marie-Henri Beyle. Set in 1830s during the early Risorgimento, when Italy was under Austrian control, it concerns the love affair of a young Roman princess ...


  • The classic, elegant translation of Stendhal's masterful novel of ambition, desire, and politics in post-Napoleonic France. A brilliant portrait of one of the most ruthlessly charming heroes in literature, The Red and the Black chronicles the rise an...