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The history of the Chevalier des Grieux and of Manon Lescaut

AbbГ© PrГ©vost

The history of the Chevalier des Grieux and of Manon Lescaut

by AbbГ© PrГ©vost

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby the Abbé Prévost d"Exiles ; translated from the original text of 1731 by Helen Waddell ; with an introduction by George Saintsbury.
ContributionsWaddell, Helen, 1889-1965.
The Physical Object
Paginationlix,262p. ;
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17863033M

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Manon Lescaut by the Abbe Prevost was a controversial novel originally banned in France due to its scandalous content -- the passionate and unrepentant sensual relationship of a young nobleman and a beautiful courtesan. The young chevalier des Grieux renounces his riches and his noble family to be with the incomparable Manon. Buy The Story of Manon Lescaut and of the Chevalier Des Grieux by Prevost online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

When the young Chevalier des Grieux first sets eyes on the exquisitely beautiful and charming Manon Lescaut they fall passionately in love. But his happiness turns to bitter despair when he discovers that Manon is mercenary and immoral, and has taken a rich lover to pay for their life of pleasure. Des Grieux relates the story of his turbulent love affair with the title character, Manon Lescaut. Des Grieux explains how he met Manon, details their life together, and explains how his obsessive love for her ruined his life and led to Manon’s death. The story is generally told in four cycles in which Des Grieux and Manon find happiness only.


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The chevalier’s love for Manon is so great, however, that he forgives her. Then three lackeys, sent by the chevalier’s father, come to the apartment and take the young man home.

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But his happiness turns to bitter despair when he discovers that Manon is mercenary and immoral, and has taken a rich lover to pay for their life of pleasure/5(13).