Pot-Bouille (Les Rougon-Macquart, #10)
Publish date: October 25th 2010
Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, 19th Century
, French Literature
Series: Les Rougon-Macquart (#10)
IntroductionTranslator's NoteSelect BibliographyA Chronology of Émile Zola--Pot LuckExplanatory Notes
Brian Nelson’s choice of title for Zola’s novel—Pot Luck—was truly a smart decision on his part. On the one hand, the title is a good reflection of the mixed bourgeois class—the families and servants—living in that Paris apartment building; yet, the title also reflects the effervescent style Zola us...