By Edmond Rostand, Carol Clark
Poet and soldier, brawler and charmer, Cyrano de Bergerac is desperately in love with Roxane, the main appealing lady in Paris. yet there's one very huge challenge - he has a nostril of stupendous measurement and believes she's going to by no means see prior it to come his emotions. So whilst he discovers that the good-looking yet tongue-tied Christian can be pining for Roxane, beneficiant Cyrano bargains to assist through writing beautiful declarations of affection for the younger guy to woo her with. Will she ever realize who she is actually falling in love with? Set in the course of the reign of Louis XIII, Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac (1897) was once one of many nice theatrical successes of its time and continues to be as well known this present day for its dramatic strength and, exceptionally, for its good-natured, passionate and swashbuckling hero.
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