Scarlet and Black
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd.
Date: November 2007
Duration: 3 hours 1 minutes
Published in 1830, Scarlet and Black (Le Rouge et Le Noir) tells the story of a provincial young man's attempts to socially rise beyond his modest upbringing with a combination of talent and hard work, deception and hypocrisy - yet who ultimately allows his passions to betray him.