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The Fortune of the Rougons - Émile Zola
The Fortune of the Rougons
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780862992163 (0862992168)
Publisher: Sutton
Pages no: 347
Edition language: English
Series: Les Rougon-Macquart (#1)
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Gatta ci cova rated it
“Io voglio spiegare come una famiglia, un piccolo gruppo di persone, si comporta in una società, sviluppandosi per dar vita a dieci, a venti individui che, a prima vista, sembrano profondamente diversi, ma che, analizzati, si rivelano intimamente connessi gli uni agli altri. Come in fisica la gravit...
Edward rated it
4.0 The Fortune of the Rougons
IntroductionTranslator's NoteSelect BibliographyA Chronology of Émile ZolaFamily Tree of the Rougon-Macquart--The Fortune of the RougonsExplanatory Notes
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4.0 The Fortune of the Rougons
This is the first in the Rougon-Macquart series of twenty novels written by Zola. In no way do you have to read this book first. All the books in the series stand on their own. I read this book twelfth and that was a fortuitous way of approaching it because at that point I was interested in the f...
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Tasseled Booklikes rated it
A thoroughly engaging and lyrical novel at the same time. A beautiful exposé of corrupt morals and dirty ambitions. Zola has swept me away.Now, onto the next part.
cindywho rated it
I'd read l'Assommoir and Nana in college, so I thought I'd take a trip to where the whole series began. I don't think I got all the political background about the beginning of the Second Empire, but there were some good character descriptions and action.
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