House & Home: 99 Cent A Start in Life

House & Home: 99 Cent A Start in Life

by Honore de Balzac

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House & Home: 99 Cent A Start in Life by Honore de Balzac

This is a story of a young man struggling to earn a living to survive. Seems nothing has changed in two hundred years. Highly Recommended! Fantastic writings!

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014499279
Publisher: classics reborn
Publication date: 03/27/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 476 KB

About the Author

Honoré de Balzac 20 May 1799 – 18 August 1850) was a French novelist and playwright. His magnum opus was a sequence of short stories and novels collectively entitled La Comédie humaine, which presents a panorama of French life in the years after the 1815 fall of Napoleon. Due to his keen observation of detail and unfiltered representation of society, Balzac is regarded as one of the founders of realism in European literature. He is renowned for his multifaceted characters, who are complex, morally ambiguous and fully human. His writing influenced many subsequent novelists such as Marcel Proust, Émile Zola, Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Gustave Flaubert, Marie Corelli, Henry James, William Faulkner, Jack Kerouac, and Italo Calvino, and philosophers such as Friedrich Engels.

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