Eugenie Grandet by Marion Crawford

Eugenie Grandet

byMarion Crawford, Honoré de Balzac

Kobo ebook | December 2, 2004

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In a gloomy house in provincial Saumur lives the miser Grandet with his wife and daughter, Eugénie, whose lives are stifled and overshadowed by his obsession with gold. Guarding his piles of glittering treasures and his only child equally closely, he will let no one near them. But when the arrival of her handsome cousin, Charles, awakens Eugénie's own desires, her passion brings her into a violent collision with her father that results in tragedy for all. Eugénie Grandet is one of the earliest and finest works in Balzac's Comédie humaine cycle, his magnificent panorama of post-Revolutionary French life, which portrays a society consumed by the struggle to amass wealth and achieve power. Here Grandet embodies both the passionate pursuit of money, and the human cost of avarice.

Title:Eugenie GrandetFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 2, 2004Publisher:Penguin Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141913576

ISBN - 13:9780141913575

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