The Charterhouse of Parma
Publisher: Feedbooks 1839
Number of pages: 443
The Charterhouse of Parma tells the story of the young Italian nobleman Fabrice del Dongo and his adventures from his birth in 1798 to his death in 1829. Fabrice's early years are spent in his family's castle on Lake Como, while most of the novel is set in a fictionalized Parma (both in modern-day Italy).
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