The Flood

The Flood

by Emile Zola
     
 

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My name is Louis Roubien. I am seventy years old. I was born in the village of Saint-Jory, several miles up the Garonne from Toulouse.
For fourteen years I battled with the earth for my daily bread. At last, prosperity smiled on we, and last month I was still the richest farmer in the parish.  See more details below

Overview

My name is Louis Roubien. I am seventy years old. I was born in the village of Saint-Jory, several miles up the Garonne from Toulouse.
For fourteen years I battled with the earth for my daily bread. At last, prosperity smiled on we, and last month I was still the richest farmer in the parish.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843911883
Publisher:
Hesperus Press
Publication date:
12/01/2013
Series:
Hesperus Classics Series
Pages:
84
Sales rank:
1,155,268
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Émile Zola (1840-1902) was one of the foremost writers of 19th-century French literature, and a key figure in the school of naturalistic fiction. Anthony Cummins writes for the Daily Telegraph and the Times Literary Supplement, and has written about Zola in the Review of English Studies and the Victorian Review.

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