The Refugees

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The Refugees
A Tale of Two Continents
Frontispiece The "Grand Lever" of the King
Author Arthur Conan Doyle
Illustrator T. de Thulstrup
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Historical novel
Publisher Harper & Brothers
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 366
Preceded by "Lot No. 249"
Followed by Jane Annie, or the Good Conduct Prize

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

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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