Rafael Sabatini was an author of historical fiction, writer, who was named by critics “Alexander Dumas of contemporary fiction”. His imagination was especially excited about the themes of sea, pirates and free corsairs adventures which present in many of his works.
“Scaramouche: A Romance of the French Revolution” is a historical novel, first published in 1921. When his best friend, a young clergyman, is killed in a mockery of a duel by an arrogant noble, just to quiet his eloquent expressions of democratic ideals, Andre-Louis Moreau vows revenge. From that point, through meteoric careers as a consummate actor and scenario writer, then as a fencing master, and finally a politician, the brilliant Moreau keeps thwarting the aims of the aristocratic Marquis de la Tour d'Azyr. However, the nobleman causes pain to Moreau as well, and the time must come when the two will meet to settle their enmity once and for all.
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