The Deserted Woman

The Deserted Woman

by Honore de Balzac

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The Deserted Woman by Honore de Balzac

Some of Honore de Balzac's best writing focuses on the frustrations and passions of women trapped in unhappy marriages. In the novella The Deserted Woman, the Vicomtesse de Beauseant is trapped, but it is partially a trap of her own making. Abandoned by her lover and estranged from her husband, she contemplates her limited options.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781421809533
Publisher: 1st World Library
Publication date: 02/20/2006
Pages: 108
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

Honoré de Balzac (20 May 1799 - 18 August 1850) was a French novelist and playwright. The novel sequence La Comédie Humaine, which presents a panorama of post-Napoleonic French life, is generally viewed as his magnum opus.

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