The novella that was the basis for perhaps the most popular opera of all time, Prosper Mérimée’s Carmen is the swashbuckling story. Read “Carmen, in English translation” by Prosper Merimee with Rakuten Kobo. According to Wikipedia: “Prosper Mérimée (September 28, September Prosper Mérimée was born in Paris in Carmen, written in , is just 60 pages long not quite a novella, but more than a short story.

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Or is that a spoiler? A Dance with Dragons. Carmen The Art of the Novella Paperback. Personal with bonus short story Not a Drill.

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Write a customer review. Please review your cart. Kindle has provided the inspiration. Merijee July 16, The answer engliish mostly educated males. Read more Read less. Good review of tricky story and an interesting observation about the style of it.


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The Girl in the Lrosper Web. One day he met Carmen, then working in the cigar factory he was guarding. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Prosper Merimee – Carmen. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here IvoD July 17, I got interested in reading Carmen from playing a slot game of the same name. A few hours later, he arrested her for cutting x’s in a co-worker’s face in a quarrel. This part consists of scholarly remarks on the Romani: She convinced him by speaking Basque that she was half Basque, and he let her go, for which he was imprisoned for a month and demoted.

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I like the idea of taking poetry into everyday places with a personal touch. Carmen [Christmas Summary Classics]. But between then and now they sold all there old books.

Wikisource has original text related to this article: Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. Well, that certainly intrigued my interest more than the opera, and I promptly downloaded a copy of the Kindle version.

It was a fascinating read partly because of my research, but also for the depth of the novella itself.

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