Cyrano de Bergerac
A Prose Translation
Published by: Talonbooks
Edmond Rostand’s beloved classic, Cyrano de Bergerac, is an epic and heroic tale that has fascinated and enchanted generations. Not since 1938 has there been a more readable or stageable prose translation of this classic favourite. With a rich tapestry of gallant soldiers, starving poets, musketeers, marquises and bluestockings, Cyrano de Bergerac moves along with a fast-paced plot and a cast of delightful major and minor characters. At its heart is the chivalrous and intelligent Cyrano, masterful soldier, accomplished poet, ferocious orator, chivalrous lover and the possessor of an extraordinary nasal appendage!
"[ Cyrano de Bergerac is a ] brilliant unforgettable impressive achievement "
"[ Cyrano de Bergerac is a ] brilliant … unforgettable … impressive achievement … "
— Edmonton Journal