El Heptamerón es una colección de 72 novelas breves escritas en francés por la reina Margarita de Navarra, consorte de Enrique II de Albret. el Heptaméron des Nouvelles de très illustre et très excellente Princesse Marguerite de Valois. : El Heptameron: Autor/es: Margarita de Valois Reina de Navarra Editorial: Circulo de Lectores. Fecha Edicion: edicion paginas. Title: El Heptameron. Publisher: Circulo de Lectores. Publication Date: Binding: Tapa dura. Book Condition: Muy bien. Dust Jacket Condition: Muy bien.

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The back of the book tells me one of the massacring, Catholics is supposed to be the hero- I don’t get that.

But again, the number of fucks I give is holding steady at zero. She sends people to murder others in their beds, has people tortured so she can cut off their heads and use it for auguring, heptzmeron opens trap doors to send people plunging to their deaths in the dungeons.

I would certainly recommend this book to everyone who likes great stories! Marguerite, de Valois, reine de Navarre. I guess it is more for the hardcore Dumas fan than for the neophyte.

I must’ve read it times, and I’m not the type who re-reads obsessively. Dumas, the Rossini of literature, churned out an impressive amount of his time’s pop-historical novels. Catherine is as evil as legend would paint her, though she never quite lived up to that in reality.

View all 4 comments. It’s about the war between the Catholics and the Hugenots, I think it even tops Three Musketeers in my personal opinion. By turns highly unlikely and highly hilariousDumas’ La Reine Margot is a wildly uneven, careening tale that knows perfectly well what it is and wants your gasps, sighs, and unbidden, unstoppable, “Oh no he didn’t!

It wasn’t bad, not at all, but it was a bit dispersive and chaotic, in terms of plot and characters. Histoire de la France There’s really no mildly irritating Catherine de Medici.


Ho iniziato questo libro circa un anno fa Oct 03, Anna rated it liked it. Not sure if Dumas is indulging in some xenophobia there, but I wouldn’t be surprised. No Frenchman could ever be so evil! Poisonings and assassinations and duels, oh my!

Oh sure, there’s some sort of prophecy regarding Henry of Navarre about there, but I’m pretty sure that’s not the point. It should also be noted that Dumas took a whole lot of liberties with history, particularly with the characters and relationship of Henry and Marguerite. Everything I need to know about French history, I learned from Dumas: For the son, see Alexandre Dumas fils.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. View all 10 comments. I swear, she spends all her time trying to poison just about everybody in the book.

Oh, and a pretty epic bromancebut I didn’t know that until later. These people were going at it like coked-up rabbits for the entire book, but based on Dumas’s descriptions, the farthest anyone ever got was a kiss on heptamern forehead.

With Dumas it’s different.

Queen Margot, or Marguerite de Valois

View all 8 comments. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Margot’s dashing re La Mole and his compatriot Coconnas are our two heroes and their fates weave in and out of the lives of the French Court.

Queen Margot is a fun, ridiculous, over-the-top adventure story that doesn’t take itself too seriously, and if you can appreciate it as such, then you will, I hope, enjoy reading it as much as I did. Not so secret lovers. I would certainly recommend this book to everyone who likes great st I found this book on a books market and bought it for like 1 euro or so, and it was an euro very well spent.

Navarre, Marguerite de, Marguerite, reina, consort d’Enric II, rei de Navarra, On page 22 of my edition the King of Navarre and his new wife the sister of the king Amrgarita agree that while they will always have different lovers they will always be allies.


Place of Ehptameron Odos. In spite of this Queen Margot valoie a solid book. Dec 07, Vera rated it it was amazing Shelves: It might be because of my disappointment with The Viscount of Bragelonne, who knows. In the end it became valios bit of an unexpected slog to get through because I kept losing interest in the paper thin characters and the repeated terrible ideas that passed for plots, and the often motivation-less changes of loyalty.

Lots of confusing names declaimed at length. She kills people with poison on gloves, in smoke from a lamp, with lip balm on their mistress’ lips, with arsenic soaked treatises on sports, and oh yes, with poisoned apples.

True sentiments that require to be muffled and false ones who maragrita to look deeper than they are.

Queen Margot, or Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas

Also, and this is key: Essendo un’amante della storia, in particolar modo della storia moderna, conoscevo ogni minimo dettaglio della salita al potere di Enrico, marito di Margherita. Geographic Note FR iso See 1 question about Queen Margot, or Marguerite de Valois…. It could have been written at any time, there is nothing to date it or make it seem plodding and musty.

Novels, tales, and stories. Apr 24, Misfit valoix it it was amazing.