Stanley John Weyman as an English novelis sometimes referred to as the "Prince of Romance". Beginning his professional literary career in middle age, Weyman had a lifetime of experience to share including the insights gained from his extensive travels. THE LONG NIGHT is a classic of romantic adventure fiction from the greatest of the swashbuckling romancers. The Long Night is set in Geneva in the 1500s during the conflict with the Dukes of Savoy. The Stanley John Weyman shows a great eхample of different social groups. This work of the author has a historical point of view.