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The Black Tulip (Penguin Classics)

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Description: 'To have discovered the black tulip, to have seen it for a moment...then to lose it, to lose it forever!' Cornelius von Baerle, a respectable tulip-grower, lives only to cultivate the elusive black tulip and win a magnificent prize for its creation. But after his powerful godfather is assassinated, the unwitting Cornelius becomes caught up in deadly political intrigue and is falsely accused of high treason by a bitter rival. Condemned to life imprisonment, his only comfort is Rosa, the jailer's beautiful daughter, and together they concoct a plan to grow the black tulip in secret. Dumas' last major historical novel is a tale ... (more)
Manufacturer: Penguin Classics
Release date: 24 April 2003
ISBN-10 : 0140448926 | ISBN-13: 9780140448924
Tags: Fiction (2), Classic (2), Classics (1), Historical Fiction (1), Cultural (1), Dumas (1), Black Tulip (1), France (1)
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