Eugénie Grandet

Eugénie Grandet

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A daughter inherits her father's miserliness, which stifles her relationship with her cousin, making love an unsatisfying experience. As with Balzac's other work, his characters in Eugenie Grandet are fully and realistically portrayed. Balzac began to conceive his great work The Human Comedy whilst writing this novel, and the characters herein are reworked in his comedy.
Publisher: Waiheke Island : Floating Press,2009
Waiheke Island : Floating Press,2009
ISBN: 9781775415794
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Wormeley, Katharine Prescott


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Nov 13, 2010

I really love 19th century literature - descriptive and wonderful plots. This is a tale of greed bordering on a fetish for money set in a village in France. A very enjoyable read!

This book is on the 1001 books to read before you die list.

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