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Under the Red Robe Stanley John Weyman

Under the Red Robe

Stanley John Weyman

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If you have never robbed a man - or a woman - of honour! If you have never ruined boy or girl, Monsieur de Berault! If you have never pushed another into the pit and gone by it yourself! If - but, for murder?... Thus the lovely Mademoiselle deMoreIf you have never robbed a man - or a woman - of honour! If you have never ruined boy or girl, Monsieur de Berault! If you have never pushed another into the pit and gone by it yourself! If - but, for murder?... Thus the lovely Mademoiselle de Cocheforêt seeks to reach the heart of the ill-famed Gil de Berault, known throughout Paris as The Black Death. And the hardened duellist sent to spy out and arrest her brother feels the first stirrings of shame. Her gentleness, her pity, her humility softened me, while they convicted me. My God, how, after this, could I do that which I had come to do?This swashbuckling story of love and hate, intrigue and adventure, in the reign of Cardinal Richelieu and Louis XIII of France, has been a best-seller ever since its first appearance in 1894. It will delight all peacock readers, boys as well as girls, with a liking for historical novels.