The Refugees (novel)

The Refugees (1893) is a historical novel by British writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.[1]

The Refugees
A Tale of Two Continents
Frontispiece: The "Grand Lever" of the King
AuthorArthur Conan Doyle
IllustratorT. de Thulstrup
CountryUnited Kingdom
GenreHistorical novel
PublisherHarper & Brothers
Publication date
Media typePrint (Hardback)
Preceded by"Lot No. 249" 
Followed byJane Annie, or the Good Conduct Prize 

It revolves around Amory de Catinat, a Huguenot guardsman of Louis XIV, and Amos Green, an American who comes to visit France. Major themes include Louis XIV's marriage to Madame de Maintenon, retirement from court of Madame de Montespan, the revoking of the Edict of Nantes and the subsequent emigration of the Huguenot de Catinats to America.


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