Eugenie Grandet / Honore de Balzac ; translated by Marion Ayton Crawford Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850

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Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850
France - Social life and customs - 19th century - Fiction.; 1800-1899; Manners and customs.
Adult; General; Specialized; Pre-adolescent; Juvenile
Annotation. A daughter inherits her father's miserliness, which stifles her relationship with her cousin, making love an unsatisfying experience. As with Balzac's other work, his characters in Eugenie Grandet are fully and realistically portrayed. Balzac began to conceive his great work The Human Comedy whilst writing this novel, and the characters herein are reworked in his comedy.
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