Taking the Bastile


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Pitou lost his mother when he was small. He was raised by a stern aunt who did not really love him. He starts knowing the world by going to service. How can this man, Pitou the Peasant (as the subtitle of the novel suggests) go on to influence the whole state? How can he go on and take a part in the French revolution? Can his motivation, coming from what he did not have, be enough? - Summary by Stav Nisser (7 hr 27 min)

Chapters

CHAPTER I. THE SON OF GILBERT. 10:00 Read by Elsie Selwyn
CHAPTER II. ANGE PITOU. 22:59 Read by Elsie Selwyn
CHAPTER III. A REVOLUTIONARY FARMER. 17:26 Read by Elsie Selwyn
CHAPTER IV. LONG LEGS ARE GOOD FOR RUNNING, IF NOT FOR DANCING. 24:54 Read by Rita Boutros
CHAPTER V. WHY THE POLICE AGENT CAME WITH THE CONSTABLES. 18:34 Read by Rita Boutros
CHAPTER VI. ON THE ROAD. 6:40 Read by bts13mp
CHAPTER VII. THE FIRST BLOOD. 17:51 Read by Rita Boutros
CHAPTER VIII. PITOU DISCOVERS HE IS BRAVE. 16:39 Read by Rita Boutros
CHAPTER IX. "TO THE BASTILE!" 17:15 Read by Rita Boutros
CHAPTER X. BLOWING HOT AND COLD. 27:05 Read by Rita Boutros
CHAPTER XI. THE PRISON GOVERNOR. 25:35 Read by Rita Boutros
CHAPTER XII. STORMING THE BASTILE. 30:24 Read by Rita Boutros
CHAPTER XIII. DOWN IN THE DUNGEONS. 15:05 Read by Rita Boutros
CHAPTER XIV. THE TRIANGLE OF LIBERTY. 20:34 Read by Rita Boutros
CHAPTER XV. THE YOUNG VISIONARY. 4:55 Read by bts13mp
CHAPTER XVI. THE PHYSICIAN FOR THE STATE. 7:54 Read by bts13mp
CHAPTER XVII. THE COUNTESS OF CHARNY. 13:13 Read by bts13mp
CHAPTER XVIII. THE QUEEN AT BAY. 16:21 Read by Rita Boutros
CHAPTER XIX. THE QUEEN'S FAVOURITE. 25:59 Read by Rita Boutros
CHAPTER XX. THE TRIO OF LOVE. 8:13 Read by Rita Boutros
CHAPTER XXI. THE QUEEN AND HER MASTER. 17:42 Read by Rita Boutros
CHAPTER XXII. THE PRIVATE COUNCIL. 18:54 Read by Rita Boutros
CHAPTER XXIII. WHY THE QUEEN WAITED. 20:18 Read by Rita Boutros
CHAPTER XXIV. THE ARMY OF WOMEN. 15:29 Read by Rita Boutros
CHAPTER XXV. THE NIGHT OF HORRORS. 16:34 Read by Rita Boutros
CHAPTER XXVI. BILLET'S SORROW. 10:53 Read by RussellEric