At The Sign Of The Cat And Racket

Author: Honore de Balzac
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 177653963X
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At The Sign Of The Cat And Racket from the Author: Honore de Balzac. This novel is part of the Scenes of Private Life section of Honore de Balzac's sweeping saga The Human Comedy. Renowned artist Theodore de Sommervieux falls head-over-heels in love with the beautiful, refined Augustine Guillaume, and soon the besotted pair are married. But after a blissful honeymoon period, the couple discovers that sometimes love is not enough to make a marriage work.

The Muse Of The Department

Author: Honore de Balzac
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
ISBN: 1613100779
Size: 35.94 MB
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The Muse Of The Department from the Author: Honore de Balzac.

The Firm Of Nucingen

Author: Honore de Balzac
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1776585879
Size: 38.98 MB
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The Firm Of Nucingen from the Author: Honore de Balzac. One of the key themes that is woven throughout Balzac's masterpiece, The Human Comedy, relates to the dangers of materialism and greed. In this novella, the narrator overhears some fellow diners discussing a complicated financial scheme that contributed to the fortunes of one of the wealthiest families in the country. The story also provides important background information about many characters who appear elsewhere in The Human Comedy.