Brian Hooker’s brilliant 1923 blank-verse translation of the classic swashbuckling romantic French play by Edmond Rostand. Long-nosed quick-witted master swordsman and poet Cyrano de Bergerac writes love letters, on behalf of the good-looking soldier Christian de Neuvillette, to Roxane, the woman they both love. A paean to the power of words. This ebook edition is a carefully formatted and proofread close copy of a 1924 print edition. The text of this book is in the public domain.