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The helmet of Navarre

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 155-156.

    StatementIllustrated by James W. Williamson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC122.8 .W48
    The Physical Object
    Pagination162 p.
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24852489M
    LC Control Number65015167
    OCLC/WorldCa1370710

    Runkle —[3] had been a respected New York lawyer who had served as legal counsel for the New York Tribune where her mother, Lucia Gilbert Runkle, had worked as an editorial writer and who was reportedly the first American woman to be on the staff of a major metropolitan daily newspaper. Lucas, who was the evil genius of the tale, time and time again wove plot after plot with trigonometrical precision, but the St. The rest of the novel, then, involves Mar's desperate attempts to rendezvous with Lorance, and her concern that she will be married off -- perhaps even to Lucas, who is secretly working for Mayenne. Early years[ edit ] Her father died when she was nine, at which time she and her mother moved to New York City. It takes no special cleverness to discover the Scarlet Rider's identity before the book is one third read and the only remaining surprise is at the density of the other actors in the story who are phenomenally long in discovering the truth. The former was the means of bringing about a reconciliation and understanding between father and son, and of exposing the evil machinations of Lucas, and thereafter served de Mar with unfailing loyalty and unswerving purpose.

    Without these cookies, we can't provide services to you. When she tired of one, she would leave it unfinished and begin another, thus becoming accustomed to what in the professional world is the life of a writer. The Helmet of Navarre was the third bestselling novel of according to Publishers' Weekly. The fact that the author eschewed the local color that is generally supposed to exist in turns of speech, in " characteristic " oaths and exclamations, such as, " By the second little finger of the Knight of Saint Madrid," " Ventre Saint Gris," etc. For example, they let us know which features and sections are most popular. We learn the real reason for the estrangement between the Comte and his father is that the son is in love with Lorance de Montluc, the beautiful niece of the Duc de Mayenne, leader of the Catholic League.

    The Duc de St. The former was the means of bringing about a reconciliation and understanding between father and son, and of exposing the evil machinations of Lucas, and thereafter served de Mar with unfailing loyalty and unswerving purpose. The Helmet of Navarre was the third bestselling novel of according to Publishers' Weekly. Research and analytics cookies These cookies help us understand user behavior within our services. Felix Broux, servitor of the aforesaid, was the hero of the tale, and came to Paris at the same time, and immediately became involved in a number of plots, counterplots, escapades, fights and brawls, that have happened to the innumerable fictional heroes of the France of that period, from the famous musketeers of Dumas to the rollicking blades of Stanley Weyman.


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At the opening of the story the whole neighbourhood is in a turmoil concerning a certain audacious highwayman, known only as the "Scarlet Rider", who has been terrorising all the southern coast of England.

The Catholic League is not entirely happy about this -- they don't believe Henry is a true Catholic, and anyway they will lose power. It is illustrated, nicely enough, by Andre Castaigne, although the reproductions in black and white of the illustrations are a bit muddy.

Lucas seems a coward. She had the story in her mind for two years or so, and the actual writing took about four months. Bartholomew's Day Massacre, and indeed in the night he sees three people across the way, who appear to be ghosts. Bertha Runkle was not yet 21 when the Century accepted her novel, and indeed much was made of her youth when the book became a success.

The power of the League and of Monsieur de Mayenne was dying and Henry was about to ascend the throne, when the story began. There are a dash and vigor about the handling of this novel of modern New York life that will carry it, perhaps, beyond its real merits.

Runkle, a woman well known in New York literary circles. Without these cookies, we won't know if you have any performance-related issues that we may be able to address. Quentins to ruin, and time after time when on the very brink of destruction they are saved by chance or strategy.

Quentin was Henry's staunch partisan and had come up to Paris to flaunt his loyalty in the face of Mayenne. Quentin to serve his beloved master, the Duc de Saint Quentin. When she tired of one, she would leave it unfinished and begin another, thus becoming accustomed to what in the professional world is the life of a writer.

Please review the types of cookies we use below. To learn more about cookies, please see our cookie policy. We learn the real reason for the estrangement between the Comte and his father is that the son is in love with Lorance de Montluc, the beautiful niece of the Duc de Mayenne, leader of the Catholic League.

Here she taught herself how to write a successful novel, and also how to play golf and tennis, becoming an avid player of both. The action of the romance extends over only four days but it is most spirited, and includes many exciting incidents which the young author has woven into her charming whole with surprising ease and skill.

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Vive la femme Americaine! Publication history[ edit ] The New York Times made the following announcement on July 14,"A young romantic novelist, Miss Bertha Runkle, of New York City, will make her debut in the August Issue of The Century Magazine with the first chapters of a novel which will run through eight numbers of the periodical.

Meanwhile the Duc dodges assassination attempts while maneuvering to strengthen King Henry's position. Her father was a lawyer he represented the Tribune. Young Broux is the means of bringing about a reconciliation between father and son, and of exposing the evil machinations of Lucas, and afterwards serves De Mar with unfailing loyalty and ingenuity.

Her unhappy neglected and invalid mother seldom leaves her own chamber, while her dissolute spendthrift father is, for the most part, away from home, engaged in diversions of which drinking and gaming form the mildest elements.

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