Publish date: January 10th 1984
Publisher: Livre de Poche
Pages no: 412
Edition language: French
, European Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, 19th Century
, French Literature
Series: Les Rougon-Macquart (#2)
IntroductionTranslator's NoteSelect BibliographyA Chronology of Émile ZolaMap: The Paris of 'The Kill'--The KillExplanatory Notes
bookshelves: published-1872, winter-20132014, e-book, france, incest-agameforallthefamily, filthy-lucre, paris, series, architecture, families, lit-richer, classic, cover-love Read from February 09 to 13, 2014 Recommended by Lisa Hill, Brazilliant, Wandaful etc etcDescription: The Kill (La Curée) ...
It's typical Zola. The first half of the book is stronger than the second, which is unusual for Zola, because his works tend to get better as they go along. The character of Renee is well done, and the fact that her tragedy ends up being a farce is clever. The description of wild speculation in P...