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Colonel Chabert by Honore de Balzac

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Colonel Chabert
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Publisher: Feedbooks
ISBN/ASIN: 0811213595

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In this novel Balzac juxtaposes two world-views: the Napoleonic value-system, founded on honour and military valour; and that of the Restoration. All that matters in the modern era is social rank based upon the possession of money, especially inherited wealth.

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