The Horseman on the Roof (novel)

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The Horseman on the Roof (orig. French Le Hussard sur le toit) is a 1951 adventure novel written by Jean Giono. It tells the story of Angelo Pardi, a young Italian carbonaro colonel of hussars, caught up in the 1832 cholera epidemic in Provence.

In 1995, it was made into a film of the same name directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneau.

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