ISBN 9788171674428,The Black Tulip

The Black Tulip


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9788171674428

ISBN-10 8171674429


Number of Pages 156 Pages
Language (English)


The Black Tulip Is The Story Of A Simple Dutch Tulip Grower Who Is Unwittingly Caught Up In Deadly Political Intrigue After The Assassination Of His Powerful Godfather. Unfairly Thrown Into Prison By A Bitter Rival, His Only Comfort Is The Jailer'S Beautiful Daughter, And Their Plan To Grow The Black Tulip In Secret. With The Murders Of Two Dutch Statesman In 1672 As A Backdrop, This, One Of Dumas'S Last Novels, Brings Together Love, Politics, And The Tulip-Mania That Gripped Seventeenth-Century Holland. About The Author Alexandre Dumas Was Born In Picardy, France In 1802. In 1822, He Went To Paris Where He Joined The Secretariat Of The Duc D'Orleans. It Was During This Time That He Began Writing For Magazines And The Theater. After The Remarkable Success Of His Plays, Henry Iii (1829) And Antony (1831), He Turned To Historical Sketches And Novels. The Three Musketeers And The Count Of Monte Cristo Were Published In 1844. By The Time Of Dumas'S Death In 1870, He Was Already Considered One Of France'S Greatest Writers.