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The short reign of Pippin IV : a fabrication, John Steinbeck

Label
The short reign of Pippin IV : a fabrication
Title
The short reign of Pippin IV
Title remainder
a fabrication
Statement of responsibility
John Steinbeck
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This work of political satire turns the French Revolution on its head, as amateur astronomer Pippin Heristal is drafted in to rule the unruly French. It is an enhancing read about politics, power and the daily struggle not to lose one's head.
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1902-1968
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Steinbeck, John
Dewey number
813.52
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3537
Literary form
novels
Series statement
Penguin classics
Summary expansion
Steinbeck's only work of political satire turns the French Revolution on its head, as amateur astronomer Pippin Heristal is drafted in to rule the unruly French. Enchanting comedy ensues as Steinbeck creates the most hilarious royal court ever around the brief, bold reign of the corduroy-clad Pippin, his social-climbing wife Maria, his star-struck daughter Clotilde and her Californian beau, Todd
Label
The short reign of Pippin IV : a fabrication, John Steinbeck
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York: Viking; 1957; London: Penguin, 1977
Control code
BDZ0002687284
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
188p.
Isbn
9780141186054
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The short reign of Pippin IV : a fabrication, John Steinbeck
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York: Viking; 1957; London: Penguin, 1977
Control code
BDZ0002687284
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
188p.
Isbn
9780141186054
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.

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