The Black Tulip by Alexandre Dumas (père)

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by Alexandre Dumas (père)

Historical Fiction Adventure Ambition Obsession Injustice Love Political Intrigue

PAGES
237
ESTIMATED TIME
6 hours 13 minutes
PACE
Intermediate
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED
1850
ORIGINAL LANGUAGE
French
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1383

The Black Tulip is a historical novel written by Alexandre Dumas senior and originally published in 1850. This edition uses the translation from French into English by P. F. Collier.

Cornelius von Baerle is a tulip grower who tries to cultivate the coveted black tulip to try to win a contest with a juicy prize. It all takes place in the midst of the Dutch tulip fever.

However, Cornelius is wrongly accused by jealous competitors of murdering two brothers during a political revolt against William of Orange. He is sentenced to life imprisonment for treason.

This makes it impossible for him to continue cultivating his precious black tulip. However, in prison he meets the jailer's beautiful daughter and together they try to cultivate the black tulip in secret...

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Alexandre Dumas also known as Alexandre Dumas père (where père is French for 'father', thus 'the elder/senior'), was a French writer. His works have...

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