Books Like Scaramouche by Rafael Sabatini | Suggested Reading

Rafael Sabatini
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Sabatini used the French Revolution in no less than seven novels, as well as many short stories. However, as a blend of passion, psychological insight, technique, and bravado storytelling, he never surpassed Scaramouche. At one time, Sabatini thought of turning Scaramouche into a trilogy. It never materialized, but he did publish a sequel in 1931, Scaramouche the Kingmaker. While technically adequate, most of the fire and passion of the first novel is missing, and Andre-Louis's concern for his future wife's fidelity becomes somewhat tedious. The Lost King (1937) focuses on the search for a successor to Louis XVI. The Marquis of Carabas (1940) is a fine, but little-known Sabatini novel. During the desperate days of 1940 it was generally overlooked.

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Scaramouche from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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