Stendhal's The Red and the Black
NoteseBook - 1967
"CliffsNotes on The Red and the Black" fictionalizes and elaborates an actual happening concerning the murder of a local dignitary in church. The novel's political and social dimensions ran deep, foreseeing the revolution that overthrew the Bourbon dynasty of France in 1830 (although the novel was written in 1829, Stendhal dared not publish it until 1831).
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