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The Downfall by Emile Zola

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The Downfall
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Publisher: Project Gutenberg
ISBN/ASIN: 1595691111

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Zola tells the story of a terrific land-slide which overwhelmed the French Second Empire: It is a story of war, grim and terrible; of a struggle to the death between two great nations. In it the author has put much of his finest work, and the result is one of the masterpieces of literature.

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