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Eugenie Grandet written by Honore de Balzac performed by Peter Joyce on Audio CD (Unabridged)

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Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850) produced a huge collection of novels, novellas and short stories, earning him recognition as a great master of the novel, as well as one of the creators of literary realism. He collected and arranged his works under the name "La Comédie humaine", which he then divided into eight major topics. "Eugénie Grandet" was..

Cousin Bette written by Honore de Balzac performed by Johanna Ward on CD (Unabridged)

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ISBN:  9781470847845
Genre - Main:  Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Classic World
Duration:  990 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Honore de Balzac
Narrator 1:  Johanna Ward
Rarity:  Rare

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La Cousine Bette is an 1846 novel by French author Honoré de Balzac. Set in mid-19th century Paris, it tells the story of an unmarried middle-aged woman who plots the destruction of her extended family. Bette works with Valérie Marneffe, an unhappily married young lady, to seduce and torment a series...

of men. One of these is Baron Hector Hulot, husband to Bette's cousin Adeline. He sacrifices his family's fortune and good name to please Valérie, who leaves him for a tradesman named Crevel. The book is part of the Scènes de la vie parisienne section of Balzac's novel sequence La Comédie humaine ("The Human Comedy").

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