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Astolphe de Custine

(1790—1857)


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(1790–1857).

Scion of a noble family—his father and grandfather were both guillotined, and his mother, née Delphine de Sabran, was Chateaubriand's mistress—Custine wrote a somewhat autobiographical novel, Aloys (1829), which ...

Subjects: Literature.


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