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A novel of the stage written by French actress Sarah Bernhardt.
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published 1922 by Macaulay Company (first published 1920)
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Oct 24, 2012 Sarah rated it liked it
Read this out of sheer curiosity. Always been a Sarah Bernhardt fan, so suprised when I discovered she had authored (or co-authored) a novel. Prime melodrama - would expect nothing less. Great literature? No. A fun soap-opera story that Bernhardt would have played the lead in? Absolutely. Duels, broken hearts, deaths from simple sadness. Its all there. Wonderful if taken with the right attitude.
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Sarah Bernhardt (October 22, 1844 – March 26, 1923) was a legendary French stage and early film actress, and has been referred to as "the most famous actress the world has ever known". Bernhardt made her fame on the stages of Europe in the 1870s, and was soon in demand in Europe and the Americas. She developed a reputation as a serious dramatic actress, earning the nickname "The Divine Sarah."

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