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Camille: A Play in Five Acts

3.79  ·  Rating Details ·  70 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Paperback, 72 pages
Published February 1st 2009 by Kessinger Publishing (first published January 1st 1987)
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Marty
Feb 21, 2013 Marty rated it really liked it
This is one of those lovely reading experiences that you stumble into that makes you want to keep searching out good literature for the rest of your life--especially by the way good literature can sometimes sneak up and surprise you. In this case, the sneaking up happened over a prolonged period of time. Interested in reading a lesser known novel by Alexander Dumas, I found the book Camille on my bookshelf at school and excitedly picked it up. I immediately noticed that the writing style did not ...more
Maan Kawas
Jun 10, 2013 Maan Kawas rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A very beautiful and poetic play based on a novel by the same name. However, the play makes some changes in the course of events, where it allows the two unfortunate lovers to meet again at the end, although for a short time. Reading the play reminded me of Verdi’s opera ‘La Traviata’, which was derived from the same play, so, I found it a musical play as well as poetic one. The language is wonderful, and full of deep meanings and wisdom, as well as humane dimension. Finally, it also sheds ...more
Akilah
I actually listened to an audio production of this produced by Blackstone Audio, but I can't find it on here. I chose it because I thought it was by Alexandre Dumas of Count of Monte Cristo, but no, this is Alexandre Dumas the YOUNGER, apparently. Anyway, very dramatic in the best possible way and so so scandalous.

Read Harder 2016: Read a play.
Becky
Longest three chapters I've ever read in my life.
Laurel
Jul 12, 2010 Laurel rated it liked it
Read not as a five act play, but on my 'Kindle for iPhone'.
Niki
Dec 28, 2015 Niki rated it it was amazing
I found this one at the library. It surprised me with how wonderful it was!
Andrew Pish
Jul 29, 2014 Andrew Pish rated it really liked it
Shelves: cat-plays
Love is a choice in a very different time than ours - but how different is it, really?
Kelly Roll
Feb 28, 2015 Kelly Roll rated it really liked it
Poignant, lovely and sad. A beautifully written tale of tragic love. The characters are not always likeable but they are definitely human and I was glad I met them on the page.
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Alexandre Dumas (son) was born in Paris, France, the illegitimate child of Marie-Laure-Catherine Labay (1794-1868), a dressmaker, and novelist Alexandre Dumas. During 1831 his father legally recognized him and ensured that the young Dumas received the best education possible at the Institution Goubaux and the Collège Bourbon. At that time, the law allowed the elder Dumas to take the child away fro ...more
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