Marguerite Yourcenar

Marguerite Yourcenar (8 June 1903 – 17 December 1987) was a Belgian-born French novelist and essayist. Winner of the Prix Femina and the Erasmus Prize, she was the first woman elected to the Académie française, in 1980.
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Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar by Marguerite Yourcenar
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Framed as a letter from the Roman Emperor Hadrian to his successor Marcus Aurelius Marguerite Yourcenars Memoirs of Hadrian is translated from the French by Grace Frick with an introduction by Paul Bailey in Penguin Modern Classics. In her magnificent novel Marguerite Yourcenor recreates the life and death of one of the great rulers of the ancient world. The Emperor Hadrian aware his demise is imminent writes a long valedictory letter to Marcus Aurelius his future successor. The Emperor  read more
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Memoires d Hadrien (Modern Classics) by Marguerite Yourcenar
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Both an exploration of character and a reflection on the meaning of history, "Memoirs of Hadrian" has received international acclaim since its first publication in France in 1951. In it, Marguerite Yourcenar reimagines the Emperor Hadrian's arduous boyhood, his triumphs and reversals, and finally, as emperor, his gradual reordering of a war-torn world, writing with the imaginative insight of a great writer of the twentieth century while crafting a prose style as elegant and precise as those of the Latin stylists of Hadrian's own era.  read more
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A Coin in Nine Hands by Marguerite Yourcenar
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The Abyss (Black Swan) by Marguerite Yourcenar
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Alexis by Marguerite Yourcenar
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Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar
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1955. 320 pages. No dust jacket. Purple cloth boards with gilt lettering. Good clean pages with bright copy and firm binding. Light tanning to endpapers and page edges. Boards are mildly rub worn, with some light shelf wear to spine, edges and corners, corners are bumped. Slight crushing to spine ends.  read more
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Memoirs Of Hadrian: Marguerite Yourcenar by Marguerite Yourcenar
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1966. 252 pages. Good condition paperback; as expected for age. Cards, pages, and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues may exist such as shelf wear, inscriptions, light foxing and tanning.  read more
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Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar
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1955. 320 pages. No dust jacket. Purple cloth. Good copy with firm binding and clean pages throughout. Former owner's name to front endpaper. Illustrated endpapers. Sunning and lean to spine with small tears to edges. Light rub marking and scratching to boards with bumps to corners. Mild edge wear to the boards and spine.  read more
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