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A Night Off Or, A Page From Balzac

A Comedy In Four Acts

by Schonthan Brothers

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsAugustin Daly (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10519511M
ISBN 100548170746
ISBN 109780548170748

The young men squat down around the book and look at Balzac's portrait. They ask the cripple if the portrait is of Karl Marx, Stalin, or Lenin, and the narrator suddenly shouts, "Don't touch," lunges for the book, and runs off with it. The youths throw stones at the narrator and one hits his ear hard enough to damage his hearing and draw blood.   “If a musician’s insomnia allows him to create beautiful music, then it is a beautiful insomnia.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Night Flight. 1. I learned many things when I read Anne Fadiman’s collection of essays At Large and at Small: Confessions of a Literary Hedonist.I learned, for instance, that Balzac was addicted to coffee to a point where he would munch on raw coffee grounds, and.

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New York: Fitzgerald, © (OCoLC) The elaborate story between Eugenia Grandet and Father Goriot, A Woman Of Thirty () is a work of complex genesis. Under the idea of a composition originally held six-episode portraits of the same heroine presented under different names - Honoré de Balzac will in turn said, 'six frames between which it is composed a story'.

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