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Au Bonheur des Dames
     

Au Bonheur des Dames

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by Emile Zola, Robin Buss (Translator)
 

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Au Bonheur des Dames est un roman d'Émile Zola publié en 1883, le onzième volume de la suite romanesque les Rougon-Macquart. À travers une histoire sentimentale à l'issue inhabituellement heureuse, le roman entraîne le lecteur dans le monde des grands magasins, l'une des innovations du Second Empire.

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Au Bonheur des Dames est un roman d'Émile Zola publié en 1883, le onzième volume de la suite romanesque les Rougon-Macquart. À travers une histoire sentimentale à l'issue inhabituellement heureuse, le roman entraîne le lecteur dans le monde des grands magasins, l'une des innovations du Second Empire.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140447835
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/26/2002
Series:
Penguin Classics Series
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
652,386
Product dimensions:
5.11(w) x 7.76(h) x 0.85(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Émile Zola (1840-1902) was the leading figure in the French school of naturalistic fiction. His principal work, Les Rougon-Macquart, is a panorama of mid-19th century French life, in a cycle of 20 novels which Zola wrote over a period of 22 years.

Robin Buss is a writer and translator who works for theIndependent on Sunday and as television critic for The Times Educational Supplement. He studied at the University of Paris, where he took a degree and a doctorate in French literature. He is part-author of the article 'French Literature' in Encyclopaedia Britannica and has published critical studies of works by Vigny and Cocteau, and three books on European cinema, The French Through Their Films (1988), Italian Films (1989) and French Film Noir (1994). He has also translated a number of volumes for Penguin Classics.

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Au Bonheur des Dames 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was good
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Zola is always a great read, and the format of this edition is particularly suited to readers who are students of French because of its added information and helpful questions about each chapter.