e-books in Honore de Balzac category
by Honore de Balzac - Roberts brothers , 1895
A Start in Life contains many comic moments of a young man's adventures starting out in life as he falls prey to temptations and practical jokes. By the French author, who is generally regarded as a founding-father of realism in European fiction.
by Honore de Balzac - Little, Brown & Co. , 1916
The work plunges into the fantastic and the supernatural self (a genre that Balzac always approached with success). In a castle in Norway near the fjord Stromfjord, Seraphitus, a strange and melancholic being, conceals a terrible secret ...
by Honore de Balzac , 1830
The Rue du Tourniquet-Saint-Jean, formerly one of the darkest and most tortuous of the streets about the Hotel de Ville, zigzagged round the little gardens of the Paris Prefecture, and ended at the Rue Martroi, exactly at the angle of an old wall...
by Honore de Balzac - Avil Publishing Company , 1901
In 1824, at the last opera ball of the season, several masks were struck by the beauty of a youth who was wandering about the passages and greenroom with the air of a man in search of a woman kept at home by unexpected circumstances ...
by Honore de Balzac - Feedbooks , 1832
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.
by Honore de Balzac - Project Gutenberg , 2010
A masterful study of a father whose sacrifices for his daughters have become a compulsion, this novel marks Balzac's 'real entree' into La Comedie Humaine, his series of almost one hundred novels meant to depict 'the whole pell-mell of civilization'.
by Honore de Balzac - Gebbie Publishing Co. , 1898
This was Balzac's personal favorite among his writings. The novel offers the courtship of Felix and fiancee Henrietta, whose correspondence on the subject of love reveals her to be far more experienced than he thought. Romance the Balzac way.
by Honore de Balzac - Dent , 1913
A classic novel by Balzac which makes your ribs tickle with hilarity and your hair stand on end. The early work in author's Comedie humaine, this book depicts the fall of the Grandet household as an economic and social consequence of the Revolution.