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A Start in Life by Honore de Balzac

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A Start in Life
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Publisher: Roberts brothers
ISBN/ASIN: 1406506842
Number of pages: 444

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A Start in Life (Un Debut dans la vie) 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, along with Flaubert, is generally regarded as a founding-father of realism in European fiction.

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