Fri, 14 August 2020
Standing sword to sword with his enemy, will Andre-Louis finally have his revenge? Raphael Sabatini, today on The Classic Tales Podcast.
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Last week it became evident that Andre-Louis and the Marquis de la Tour d’Azyr would definitely have a duel at the Bois de Boulogne. Neither could or would withdraw. Today’s episode begins with M. de Kercadiou’s last ditch attempt to dissuade Andre-Louis from this fateful, and potential deadly encounter.