6.30.2007

Scaramouche

Just finished this, my first Sabatini novel, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Entertaining, but not mentally vacuous. Themes of sincerity v hypocrisy, ideology v personal loyalty, class distinction v advancement by merit, and all set in the beginnings of the French Revolution.

Can't say more; Sara is still reading it...

1 Comments:

At 4:31 PM, Blogger A said...

WOW! I've read this too and thought it to be one of the finest novels ever written!

 

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