Prévost d'Exiles

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Prévost d'Exiles

(French prevo dɛɡzil)
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(Biography) Antoine François (ɑ̃twan frɑ̃swa), known as Abbé Prévost. 1697–1763, French novelist, noted for his romance Manon Lescaut (1731), which served as the basis for operas by Puccini and Massenet
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A case in point is the map of Bengal Histoire Generale des Voyages titled "Nouvelle Carte du Royaume de Bengale" (A New Map of the Kingdom of Bengal), from Abbe Antoine Francois Prevost's 15-volume Histoire Generale Des Voyages.
Antoine Francois Prevost's Manon Lescaut (1843910756, $12.00) tells of a young man already worn by the brutalities of life, until a stranger persuades him to reveal his troubles and embark upon new discoveries.