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Surprise of Love, The  

Surprise of Love, The $20.86 ex GST
$22.95 inc GST
The beautiful Marquise has been left a widow tragically young... The handsome Chevalier has been deserted by the love of his life who has decided to take holy orders... Both have sworn never to lose their hearts again... Neither had reckoned with the surprise of love.

Review
Misery is not just amusing but captivatingly charming, in Michael Alfred’s new version of Marivaux... is sheer sophistication... Piquant and perfectly polished entertainment –  The Times



Cast : 4M, 2F

Oberon Books, UK | 978-1-84943-183-5 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB

Author

Pierre de Marivaux is considered one of the most important French playwrights of the 18th century, writing numerous comedies for the Comédie-Française and the Comédie-Italienne of Paris. His most important works are Le Triomphe de l'amour (The Triumph of Love), Le Jeu de l'amour et du hasard (The Game of Love and Chance) and Les Fausses Confidences (False Admissions). He also published a number of essays and two important but unfinished novels, La Vie de Marianne and Le Paysan parvenu.