Nana [NOOK Book]

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A few individuals, it is true, were sitting quietly waiting in the balcony and stalls, but these were lost, as it were, among the ranges of seats whose coverings of cardinal velvet loomed in the subdued light of the dimly burning luster. A shadow enveloped the great red splash of the curtain, and not a sound came from the stage, the unlit footlights, the scattered desks of the orchestra. It was only high overhead in the third gallery, round the domed ceiling where nude females and children flew in heavens which ...
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Nana

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A few individuals, it is true, were sitting quietly waiting in the balcony and stalls, but these were lost, as it were, among the ranges of seats whose coverings of cardinal velvet loomed in the subdued light of the dimly burning luster. A shadow enveloped the great red splash of the curtain, and not a sound came from the stage, the unlit footlights, the scattered desks of the orchestra. It was only high overhead in the third gallery, round the domed ceiling where nude females and children flew in heavens which had turned green in the gaslight, that calls and laughter were audible above a continuous hubbub of voices, and heads in women's and workmen's caps were ranged, row above row, under the wide−vaulted bays with their gilt− surrounding adornments. Every few seconds an attendant would make her appearance, bustling along with tickets in her hand and piloting in front of her a gentleman and a lady, who took their seats, he in his evening dress, she sitting slim and undulant beside him while her eyes wandered slowly round the house.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781613101186
  • Publisher: Library of Alexandria
  • Publication date: 1/16/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 779 KB

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Average Rating 3.5
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  • Posted May 30, 2011

    Slightly entertaining

    The first 1/3 or so of the book was pretty dull. The only real strong parts of the book happen towards the end. The interplay between Nana and her courtiers is ridiculous. The plot was very well thought out. This was the 9th in a series of 23 novels. The commentary stresses that this series was thought of by Zola as an experiment, needless to say that it shows. The characters are introduced one after the other. Towards the end it is pretty hard to sympathize with any of them besides the main 3 or 4.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 8, 2014

    Jack-ass

    Fell off tree house

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 9, 2014

    Sam to Coco

    Thats weird. I never sent thaat someonr else must be stalking our conversation. How old r u coco

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 6, 2014

    Coco to Sam

    Why would you want to go out with me??

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 13, 2014

    Hey

    Baby

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 1, 2012

    Hi rea other first

    Gtg is got to go sys is see you soon

    0 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 2, 2012

    i dont read french

    be nice if they tell u its a dff language

    0 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 8, 2010

    Loving the Classics

    :)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 14, 2001

    A very diferent kind of story

    I think that the story is really different, you will always be amazed about all the little things that occur in the set, but it's really great, something that I really didn't like to much is that this book is a little exhausted to read, because it has to much details of the story.

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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