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By Honoré de Balzac

This accomplished publication offers the full Human Comedy of Honoré de Balzac in English, with appealing illustrations, concise introductions and the standard Delphi bonus fabric. (28MB model 1)

* fantastically illustrated with photos on the subject of Balzac's lifestyles and works
* Concise introductions to the novels and different works
* the entire ‘La Comédie humaine’ in English translation
* the total sequence is exactly organised into Balzac's plan
* contains Balzac’s creation AVANT-PROPOS
* photos of ways the books have been first revealed, giving your eReader a flavor of the unique texts
* recognized works reminiscent of FATHER GORIOT, COUSIN BETTY, THE MAGIC epidermis and lots of extra are illustrated with their unique artwork
* Balzac’s 5 plays
* feedback part, with seven essays by means of writers reminiscent of Henry James and Leslie Stephen, comparing Balzac’s contribution to literature
* positive aspects 5 biographies - notice intensive Balzac's literary life!
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres
* specified CHARACTERS source, with info on all participants of the solid of ‘La Comédie humaine’, with references to the novels and tales they seem in

CONTENTS:

THE HUMAN COMEDY

THE heritage OF ‘LA COMÉDIE HUMAINE’
AVANT-PROPOS (PREFACE)

STUDIES OF MANNERS within the nineteenth CENTURY

Scenes from inner most Life
AT THE signal OF THE CAT AND RACKET
THE BALL AT SCEAUX
LETTERS of 2 BRIDES
THE PURSE
MODESTE MIGNON
A commence IN LIFE
ALBERT SAVARUS
VENDETTA
A moment HOME
DOMESTIC PEACE
MADAME FIRMIANI
STUDY OF A WOMAN
THE IMAGINARY MISTRESS
A DAUGHTER OF EVE
THE MESSAGE
THE GRAND BRETECHE
LA GRENADIERE
THE abandoned WOMAN
HONORINE
BEATRIX
GOBSECK
A girl OF THIRTY
FATHER GORIOT
COLONEL CHABERT
THE ATHEIST’S MASS
THE fee IN LUNACY
THE MARRIAGE CONTRACT
ANOTHER research OF WOMAN

Scenes from Provincial Life
URSULE MIROUET
EUGENIE GRANDET
The Celibates
PIERRETTE
THE VICAR OF TOURS
THE BROTHERS
Parisians within the Country
THE ILLUSTRIOUS GAUDISSART
THE MUSE OF THE DEPARTMENT
The Jealousies of a rustic Town
THE previous MAID
THE number of ANTIQUITIES
Lost Illusions
TWO POETS
A distinctive PROVINCIAL AT PARIS
EVE AND DAVID

Scenes from Parisian Life
The Thirteen
FERRAGUS
THE DUCHESSE DE LANGEAIS
GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN EYES
RISE AND FALL OF CÉSAR BIROTTEAU
THE enterprise OF NUCINGEN

Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
ESTHER satisfied: HOW A COURTESAN CAN LOVE
WHAT LOVE expenditures AN previous MAN
THE finish OF EVIL WAYS
VAUTRIN’S final AVATAR
SECRETS OF THE PRINCESSE DE CADIGNAN
FACINO CANE
SARRASINE
PIERRE GRASSOU
The terrible Relations
COUSIN BETTY
COUSIN PONS
A guy OF BUSINESS
A PRINCE OF BOHEMIA
GAUDISSART II
BUREAUCRACY
UNCONSCIOUS COMEDIANS
THE LESSER BOURGEOISIE
The Seamy facet of History
MADAME DE l. a. CHANTERIE
THE INITIATE

Scenes from Political Life
AN EPISODE lower than THE TERROR
AN historic MYSTERY
The Deputy of Arcis
THE ELECTION
LETTERS EXPLANATORY
MONSIEUR DE SALLENAUVE
Z. MARCAS

Scenes from army Life
THE CHOUANS
A ardour within the DESERT

Scenes from nation Life
SONS OF THE SOIL
THE state DOCTOR
THE VILLAGE RECTOR
THE LILY OF THE VALLEY

PHILOSOPHICAL STUDIES
THE MAGIC SKIN
CHRIST IN FLANDERS
MELMOTH RECONCILED
THE UNKNOWN MASTERPIECE
GAMBARA
MASSIMILLA DONI
THE ALKAHEST
THE HATED SON
FAREWELL
JUANA
THE RECRUIT
EL VERDUGO
A DRAMA at the SEASHORE
MAITRE CORNELIUS
THE pink INN
Catherine de’ Medici
THE CALVINIST MARTYR
THE secrets and techniques OF THE RUGGIERI
THE DREAMS
THE ELIXIR OF LIFE
THE EXILES
LOUIS LAMBERT
SERAPHITA

ANALYTICAL STUDIES
PHYSIOLOGY OF MARRIAGE
LITTLE MISERIES OF CONJUGAL LIFE
Pathology of Social lifestyles (French textual content only)
TRAITÉ DE l. a. VIE ÉLÉGANTE
THÉORIE DE l. a. DÉMARCHE
TRAITÉ DES EXCITANTS MODERNES

OTHER WORKS:
The brief Stories

The Plays
ALL 5 PLAYS

RESOURCES:
The Criticism
7 ESSAYS

The Biographies
5 BIOGRAPHIES

Glossary of Characters

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