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The definitive edition incorporates additional anecdotes from the life of Monville, recounted by his contemporaries and in some case unpublished for over a century. This new edition runs to 214 pages and over 42,000 words. The index has been expanded to thirteen pages and the bibliography now contains over three score references.
Click on the link to read a description and order the definitive edition from CreateSpace.
Click on these links to read a description, look inside and order the definitive edition of Monville: Forgotten Luminary of the French Enlightenment from
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Current prices of the definitive edition on Amazon are $14.36, €13.17 and £10.95. Please note that prices may vary slightly higher or lower depending on the vendor, exchange rates, VAT or sales tax and shipping, which may or may not be included, depending on the policy of the vendor. Gift wrap available. All credit cards accepted. A Kindle version of the definitive edition of Monville: Forgotten Luminary of the French Enlightenment will also be available in the future.
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What's happening at the Désert de Retz?
Annette Lloyd Thomas has created a website devoted to John "Mad Jack" Fuller, Squire of Brightling, and his follies and a blog, On the trail of Mad Jack Fuller, comparing the lives of Fuller and Monville.
Trois poèmes en regard du Désert de Retz. La Pierre et le Sel, Actualité et histoire de la poésie, présente trois textes contemporains en regard de photos du lieu.
On Saturday, October 5, 2013, Ronald W. Kenyon, webmaster and curator of the Racine de Monville Home Page, delivered a lecture in French entitled "Nouvelles Découvertes Insolites sur Monsieur de Monville" in Chambourcy.
The Désert de Retz welcomed 1,250 visitors on September 14 and 15 as part of the annual European Heritage Days [Journées européenes du patrimoine].
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