The Street of A Thousand BlossomsAudiobook CD - 2007 | Unabridged
Writtenin 1845, just 3 years before revolutions swept Europe, The Wandering Jew is a classic French novel that became aninternational bestseller. Originally serialized in a French newspaper, thenovel created an instant controversy with its radical positions on women'srights, worker communes, and anticlericalism, eventually reaching bestsellerstatus in Paris.
Movingfrom one cliffhanger to another the struggle between the Rennepont family andtwo cunning Jesuits unfolds. Having losttheir position and their wealth during the French persecution of theProtestants, what is left of the Rennepont's family fortune has been entrustedfor 150 years to a loyal Jewish banker and his heirs. In order to reclaim theirfortune the surviving members of the Rennepont family are directed to meet at anaddress in Paris in 1832--only those present on the given date will divide theinheritance. Drama ensues when two Jesuits and a female accomplice devise aplan to keep the Renneponts from their inheritance and to claim it for the TheSociety of Jesus.
Sue is a master of his craft and he develops the various subplots with greatskill. This classic novel, finally back in print, will be of interest toall lovers of great and groundbreaking fiction.