The Black Tulip. 黑郁金香 Alexandre Dumas

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The Black Tulip. 黑郁金香  by  Alexandre Dumas

The Black Tulip. 黑郁金香 by Alexandre Dumas
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Cornelius van Baerle, a respectable tulip-grower, lives only to cultivate the elusive black tulip & win a magnificent prize for its creation. But after his powerful godfather is assassinated, the unwitting Cornelius becomes caught up in deadlyMoreCornelius van Baerle, a respectable tulip-grower, lives only to cultivate the elusive black tulip & win a magnificent prize for its creation. But after his powerful godfather is assassinated, the unwitting Cornelius becomes caught up in deadly political intrigue & is falsely accused of high treason by a bitter rival.

Condemned to life imprisonment, his only comfort is Rosa, the jailers beautiful daughter. Together they concoct a plan to grow the black tulip in secret.Dumass last major historical novel is a tale of romantic love, jealousy & obsession, interweaving historical events surrounding the brutal murders of two Dutch statesmen in 1672 with the phenomenon of tulipomania that gripped 17th-century Holland.



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