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Trilby (Classic Illustrated Edition) Beautifully illustrated with a number of delightful sketches that accompanied early editions of the novel, Trilby was an instant bestseller when first published inIt s the hugely entertaining tale of three bohemian artists in Paris who all fall in love with Trilby an artists model and laundress Svengali, a Jewish trickster, hypnotist and talented musician plays a large part in the adventures of these intriguing characters George du Maurier was a close friend of the novelist Henry James and was the grandfather of the novelist Dame Daphne du Maurier Just as accessible and enjoyable for today s modern readers as it would have been when first published over a century ago, the novel is one of the great works of English literature and continues to be widely read throughout the world This meticulous edition from Heritage Illustrated Publishing is a faithful reproduction of the original text

15 thoughts on “Trilby (Classic Illustrated Edition)

  1. Jojopixie Jojopixie says:

    Got for my mum she was happy with it

  2. Roy Johnson Roy Johnson says:

    goods OK moderate delivery

  3. Anni of MK Anni of MK says:

    I really love this book and always have done The plot is different from most others and shows how influence of one over another, if managed properly, can lead to a positive life outcome.

  4. frank doyle esq. frank doyle esq. says:

    I enjoyed this book very much The three artists personalities are well defined Trilby is light amusing It gives the bohemian Paris of the age a new life.

  5. Gerry Firth Gerry Firth says:

    I didn t know that this book existed until I read David Lodge s Author,Author on the life of Henry James It is very interesting, highly amusing and very sad all at the same time I recommend it to any reader.

  6. Carolyn Gee Carolyn Gee says:

    A classic

  7. Linda Lawton Linda Lawton says:

    A difficult start but worth the effort A classic tale.

  8. Sverre Svendsen Sverre Svendsen says:

    This may be a quaint and charming novel about English and German artists in Paris in the 1850s, but I would recommend it mostly for English lit majors who have a good mastery of French This Oxford edition comprises three hundred pages of the novel itself, which includes many excellent illustrations by the author But the novel is peppered with French verses, phrases, dialogue and cultural references there is also German, slang and dialect The back of the book has almost forty pages of 302 explanatory notes and even they d

  9. The Spectrum Menace The Spectrum Menace says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed this book and found it rather hard to put down I highly recommend this book Thumbs up.

  10. Laudanum Laudanum says:

    Jolie criture du 19 i me si cle, dans un Paris de boh me et un peu carte postaleHistoire romanesque et rocambolesque digne de Dumas.

  11. Sepplhofen Sepplhofen says:

    ich habe es nach langem ringen aufgegeben, es kommt nicht in gang vielleicht muss der leser mehr geduld haben

  12. Ken Ken says:

    A book that s often quoted and brought the Trilby and Svengali into our culture It seems to me a book of it s time and this makes it a difficult read now, particularly because of it s antisemitism, and rather non pc views on class But it does give an insight into the world of the fashionable art circles and ideas of the time eg the popularity of mesmerism and references to physiognomy and some of it s descriptions and witty observations are well worth the read

  13. funicular1953 funicular1953 says:

    I read this years ago and remembered it as being very good It s not There is too much French, and not being a French speaker, or come to that a speaker of anything other than English, the amount of French was very tedious On the plus side it is not a very long book Read it and decide yourself.

  14. r a bayliss r a bayliss says:

    The greatest book ever written and it seems that no one actually knows that it was written over 100 years ago

  15. Kelvin Palmer Kelvin Palmer says:

    It is very dated in style and attitudes, which is both its strength and its weakness Another box is ticked.

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