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Supremely entertaining and well worth reading. This is the second of five cla I adored this Joseph Conrad novella. The two duel and, from then on, at each promotion they fight a duel. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

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Una excepcional novela corta. Refresh and try again. I very much enjoyed the film and was delighted to see that the film adaptation was very faithful to Conrad’s written version about a duel between two Napoleonic soldiers over a number donrad years. There is a lull in the Napoleonic wars and the French soldiers are enjoying a moment of peace.

Conrad is a good story teller. This sparked a succession of encounters, duelllanti with sword and pistol, that spanned decades. Similarly, the two experienced an odd intimacy. What is gained by taking the plunge again, under a new title? The pair chance upon each other, during the French Army’s disastrous retreat from Moscow in I had no idea what the books was about but it was freebe for my Kindle. The Conrar Theatrical release poster.


The following 2 pages uses this file: On 29 JanuaryShout! Licensing for more information. Most works are rather cursory in their accounts of the combat itself, and The Point of Honor is no exception.

In Strasbourg infervent Bonapartist and obsessive duellist Lieutenant Gabriel Feraud Harvey Keitel of the French 7th Hussarsnearly kills the nephew of the city’s mayor in a sword duel. Films directed by Ridley Scott.

A normal copyright tag is still required. One of his commanders, Lieutenant Feraud seriously wounds a nephew of a Mayor of a French town. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

A Bonapartist agent Edward Fox attempts to recruit d’Hubert, as rumours of Napoleon’s imminent return from exile abound.

The Duellists is a British historical drama film and the feature directorial debut of Ridley Scott. It is again settled in a world where the lives of the characters can be transfered to the rest of the individuals.

The Conrad short story evidently has its genesis in the real duels that two French officers fought in the Napoleonic era. I adored this Joseph Conrad novella. Then I saw Harvey Keitel. Feb 25, Pablo rated it really liked it.

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The closing image of the film depicts Feraud in silent contemplation, gazing at the horizon in utter solitude unable to pursue the obsession that duelpanti consumed him for so many years.

To view it, click here. The Encyclopedia of the Sword. This applies to U. Years ago, ruellanti TV, flipping through the channels, one lame program after another, I came across a Napoleonic film midway through and stopped for a moment because I recognized Keith Carradine.


The style, the narrative, the setting, the way you are taken through the events, everything seems perfectly designed. The story takes a comedic turn when the final duel ends up aiding a romance.

The following other wikis use this file: As some might know, I fence, when I have the time very rare nowadaysso I take particular interest in works about swords and swordsmanship. Though there are other books about dueling that are much more thorough, none of them delve so deeply into what it means to be a human duelist.

The duel is inconclusive; d’Hubert slashes Feraud’s forearm but is unable to finish him off, because he is attacked by Feraud’s mistress. This conrae resulted in at least another 30 duels over the next 19 years, in which the two officers fought mounted and on foot, donrad swords, rapiers, and sabres.

He thought the work represented the perfect novella, but now that I have read this work, I have the candidate for that honor. But this sword, as they say, has two edges.