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Manon Lescaut 149 editions

Cover of: Manon Lescaut by Abbé Prévost
About the Book

Set in France and Louisiana in the early 18th century, the story follows the hero, the Chevalier des Grieux, and his lover, Manon Lescaut. Des Grieux comes from noble and landed family, but forfeits his hereditary wealth and incurs the disappointment of his father by running away with Manon. In Paris, the young lovers enjoy a blissful cohabitation, while Des Grieux struggles to satisfy Manon's taste for luxury. He scrounges together money by borrowing from his unwaveringly loyal friend Tiberge and from cheating gamblers. On several occasions, Des Grieux's wealth evaporates (by theft, in a house fire, etc.), prompting Manon to leave him for a richer man because she cannot stand the thought of living in penury.

The two lovers finally end up in New Orleans, to which Manon has been deported as a prostitute, where they pretend to be married and live in idyllic peace for a while. But when Des Grieux reveals their unmarried state to the Governor and asks to be wed with Manon, the Governor's nephew sets his sights on winning Manon's hand. In despair, Des Grieux challenges the Governor's nephew to a duel and knocks him unconscious. Thinking he had killed the man and fearing retribution, the couple flee New Orleans and venture into the wilderness of Louisiana, hoping to reach an English settlement. Manon dies of exposure and exhaustion the following morning and, after burying his beloved, Des Grieux is eventually taken back to France by Tiberge.

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149 editions First published in 1787

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Cover of: Histoire de Manon Lescaut et du Chevalier des Grieux.
Publish date unknown, Calmann-Lévy
Histoire de Manon Lescaut et du Chevalier des Grieux.
in French - Nouv. éd., précédée d'une étude par John Lemoinne.
Cover of: Manon Lescaut.
Publish date unknown, Books, Inc.
Manon Lescaut.
in English
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Publish date unknown, Larousse
Manon Lescaut
in French
Cover of: Manon Lescaut.
Publish date unknown, Le Livre Mondial
Manon Lescaut.
in French
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Publish date unknown, Signet Classics
Manon Lescaut
Paperback
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Publish date unknown, Hyperion Press
Manon Lescaut
Unknown Binding - Hyperion reprint ed. edition
Cover of: Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
Publish date unknown, Flammarion
Manon Lescaut
Paperback
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Publisher unknown
Manon Lescaut
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Publish date unknown, Books On Tape
Manon Lescaut
Audio Cassette
Cover of: Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut.
1787, Chez Jean-Albert Joly , Imprimeur-Libraire , près le Marché-Neuf.
Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut.
Cover of: Histoire de Manon Lescaut, et du chevalier des Grieux
Cover of: Histoire de Manon Lescaut et du Chevalier des Grieux
1839, Ernest Bourdin et Cie ...
Histoire de Manon Lescaut et du Chevalier des Grieux
in French - Édition illustrée / par Tony Johannot: precedée d'une notice historique sur l'auteur par Jules Janin.
Cover of: Histoire de Manon Lescaut et du chevalier des Grieux
1840, E. Bourdin [Typ. Schneider et Langrand]
Histoire de Manon Lescaut et du chevalier des Grieux
in French
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1841, J. Thomas
Manon Lescaut
in English
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1841, J. Thomas
Manon Lescaut
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1849, G. Havard
Manon Lescaut
in French
Cover of: Histoire de Manon Lescaut et du chevalier Des Grieux
Cover of: Histoire du chevalier des grieux et de Manon Lescaut
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1879, Quantin
Manon Lescaut
in French
Cover of: Histoire de Manon Lescaut et du chevalier Desgrieux.
1884, Calmann Lévy
Histoire de Manon Lescaut et du chevalier Desgrieux.
in French - Nouv. éd.
Cover of: The Story of Manon Lescaut and the Chevalier Des Grieux
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1886, Routledge
Manon Lescaut
in English
Cover of: Histoire de Manon Lescaut et du Chevalier Des Grieux
1889, Librairie Artistique
Histoire de Manon Lescaut et du Chevalier Des Grieux
in French
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1892, E. Dentu
Manon Lescaut
in French
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1900, J.H. Ed. Heitz (Heitz & Mündel)
Manon Lescaut
in French
Cover of: Histoire de Manon Lescaut et du chevalier des Grieux
Cover of: Histoire de Manon Lescaut et du chevalier des Grieux
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1910, Bibliothèque Larousse
Manon Lescaut
in French
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1910, Bibliothèque Larousse
Manon Lescaut
in French
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1910, Bibliothèque Larousse
Manon Lescaut
in French
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1919, A.A. Knopf
Manon Lescaut
in English
Cover of: Geschichte der Manon Lescaut und das Chevalier des Grieux
Cover of: Histoire Du Chevalier Des Grieux Et De Manon Lescaut
November 30, 1923, French & European Pubns
Histoire Du Chevalier Des Grieux Et De Manon Lescaut
Paperback in French - Limited edition
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1924, Alfred A. Knopf
Manon Lescaut
in English
Cover of: Histoire du chevalier Des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1928, John Lane
Manon Lescaut
in English
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1928, G. Bles
Manon Lescaut
in English
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1928, G. Bles
Manon Lescaut
in English
Cover of: Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
1929, Oxford University Press
Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
in French
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1929, Dent, Dutton
Manon Lescaut
in English
Cover of: Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1929, Larousse
Manon Lescaut
in French
Cover of: Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
1930, C. Scribners̕ Sons
Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
in French
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1931, Privately printed for Rarity Press
Manon Lescaut
in English
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1931, Rarity Press
Manon Lescaut
in English
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1931, Rarity Press
Manon Lescaut
in English
Cover of: The story of Manon Lescaut and the chevalier des Grieux
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1935, E.P. Dutton and co., inc.
Manon Lescaut
in English
Cover of: The story of Manon Lescaut and the Chevalier des Grieux
Cover of: The story of Manon Lescaut and the Chevalier des Grieux
Cover of: Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut.
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1937, Librairie Larousse
Manon Lescaut
in French
Cover of: The story of Manon Lescaut and the chevalier des Grieux
Cover of: Story of Manon Lescaut and the Chevalier Des Grieux
Cover of: The story of Manon Lescaut and the chevalier des Grieux
Cover of: Histoire du chevalier Des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
1942, The University Press
Histoire du chevalier Des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
in French
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1943, B. Blackwell
Manon Lescaut
in French
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1943, Blackwell
Manon Lescaut
in French
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1949, Penguin Books, Viking Penguin
Manon Lescaut
in English
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January 1949, French & European Pubns
Manon Lescaut
Paperback in French
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1949, Penguin Books
Manon Lescaut
Trade Paperback in English
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1951, J.M. Dent, E.P. Dutton
Manon Lescaut
in English
Cover of: Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
1952, Garnier Frères
Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
in English
Cover of: Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
Cover of: Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut.
Cover of: Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
Cover of: Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut.
Cover of: Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
1953, Librairie Droz, Librairie Giard
Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
in French
Cover of: Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
Cover of: Histoire du chevalier Des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut.
Cover of: Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
Cover of: Histoire du chevalier Des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut.
Cover of: Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
1958, Charles Scribner
Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
in French
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1958, Le Club du meilleur livre
Manon Lescaut
in French
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1959, Livre de Poche
Manon Lescaut
in French
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1959, Le Livre de Poche
Manon Lescaut
in French
Cover of: Histoire du chevalier Des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut.
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1961, New American Library
Manon Lescaut
in English
Cover of: Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
Cover of: Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
Cover of: Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
Cover of: Istorii͡a︡ kavalera de Grie i Manon Lesko
1964, Izd-vo "Nauka"
Istorii͡a︡ kavalera de Grie i Manon Lesko
in Russian
Cover of: Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut.
1965, Éditions Garnier frères
Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut.
in French - Éd. illustrée]
Cover of: Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
1965, Editions Garnier Freres
Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
in French
Cover of: Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
1965, Editions Garnier
Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
in French
Cover of: Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut.
Cover of: Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
Cover of: Manon Lescaut.
1966, Le Livre de Poche
Manon Lescaut.
in French
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1966, Bordas
Manon Lescaut
in French
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1966, Penguin
Manon Lescaut
in English - [New ed.]
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1967, Penguin
Manon Lescaut
in English
Cover of: Histoire du chevalier Des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
1967, Garnier-Flammarion
Histoire du chevalier Des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
in French
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
1968, Didier
Manon Lescaut
in French
Cover of: Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
1969, Éditions Garnier Frères
Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
in French
Cover of: Histoire du chevalier Des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
March 1, 1972, Livre De Poche French
Manon Lescaut
Mass Market Paperback in French
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
January 1, 1973, Editions Larousse
Manon Lescaut
Paperback in French
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June 1973, French & European Pubns
Manon Lescaut
Paperback
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1973, Libraerie Larousse
Manon Lescaut
Mass Market Paperback
Cover of: Histoire du Chevalier Des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
October 1, 1976, French & European Pubns
Histoire du Chevalier Des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
Paperback
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
October 1, 1976, French & European Pubns
Manon Lescaut
Paperback
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1976, L.J. Veen
Manon Lescaut
Paperback in Dutch
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1978, Hyperion Press
Manon Lescaut
in English - Hyperion reprint ed.
Cover of: Histoire du chevalier Des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
Cover of: Manon Lescaut.
1980, Gallimard
Manon Lescaut.
in French
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November 1, 1983, Plume
Manon Lescaut
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November 1, 1983, Plume
Manon Lescaut
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March 1, 1983, Books on Tape, Inc.
Manon Lescaut
Audio cassette
Cover of: Manon Lesko
1983, Vysheĭshai︠a︡ shkola
Manon Lesko
in Russian
Cover of: Manon Lesko
1983, Vysheĭshai︠a︡ shkola
Manon Lesko
in Russian
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1987, Soho Book Co., U.S. distributor, Dufour Editions
Manon Lescaut
in English
Cover of: Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescout
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1991, Penguin
Manon Lescaut
in English - 2nd ed.
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April 1, 1992, Penguin Classics
Manon Lescaut
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December 31, 1992, Editions du Seuil
Manon Lescaut
Paperback in French
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February 12, 1993, Dessain et Tolra
Manon Lescaut
Unknown Binding
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December 31, 1995, Gallimard French
Manon Lescaut
Mass Market Paperback in French
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1996, Hachettes
Manon Lescaut
in French
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April 1, 1996, Hachette Littérature
Manon Lescaut
Mass Market Paperback in French
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
January 1997, Books On Tape
Manon Lescaut
Audio cassette in English
Cover of: Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
September 1998, Norma
Manon Lescaut
Paperback
Cover of: Histoire du Chevalier Des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
January 11, 1999, French & European Pubns
Histoire du Chevalier Des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
Paperback
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November 16, 1999, Pocket
Manon Lescaut
Mass Market Paperback in French
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January 1, 1999, Editions Flammarion
Manon Lescaut
Mass Market Paperback in French
Cover of: Histoire du chevalier Des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
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May 16, 2001, Editions Flammarion
Manon Lescaut
Paperback in French
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May 2, 2001, Dedalus Press
Manon Lescaut
Paperback in English - New Ed edition
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February 22, 2001, Laventurine
Manon Lescaut
Paperback
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July 2002, IndyPublish.com
Manon Lescaut
Hardcover in English
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July 2002, IndyPublish.com
Manon Lescaut
Paperback in English
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February 1, 2002, Aufbau Tb
Manon Lescaut.
Paperback
Cover of: Manon Lescaut (Hesperus Classics)
August 1, 2004, Hesperus Press
Manon Lescaut (Hesperus Classics)
Paperback in English, Old (ca. 450-1100) - New Ed edition
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
June 30, 2004, Kessinger Publishing
Manon Lescaut
Paperback in English
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April 15, 2004, Oxford University Press, USA
Manon Lescaut
in English
Cover of: Histoire du chevalier Des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
2006, Molière & Co.
Histoire du chevalier Des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
in French - 1st ed.
Cover of: Manon Lescaut
December 9, 2006, Norilana Books
Manon Lescaut
Paperback in English
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November 15, 2006, Echo Library
Manon Lescaut
Paperback in English
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November 1, 2006, Juan de la Cuesta
Manon Lescaut
Paperback in French
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January 1, 2006, www.ReadHowYouWant.com
Manon Lescaut
Paperback in English - (Large print edition)
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December 9, 2006, Norilana Books
Manon Lescaut
Hardcover in English
Cover of: Manon Lescaut (Large Print Edition)
March 8, 2007, BiblioBazaar
Manon Lescaut (Large Print Edition)
Paperback in English
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March 8, 2007, BiblioBazaar
Manon Lescaut
Paperback in English
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2009, Penguin Group UK
Manon Lescaut
Electronic resource in English

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September 26, 2015 Edited by Lisa Valleroy-Djagn Gave a description of the book's plot from wikipedia. Hope that's okay.
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