Delphi Complete Works of Honore de Balzac - Honoré de Balzac

Delphi Complete Works of Honore de Balzac

By Honoré de Balzac

  • Release Date - Published: 2013-08-13
  • Book Genre: Classics
  • Author: Honoré de Balzac
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<b>This comprehensive eBook presents the complete Human Comedy of Honoré de Balzac in English, with beautiful illustrations, concise introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)</b><br>
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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Balzac’s life and works<br>
* Concise introductions to the novels and other works<br>
* The COMPLETE ‘La Comédie humaine’ in English translation<br>
* Includes Balzac’s introduction AVANT-PROPOS<br>
* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts<br>
* Excellent formatting of the texts<br>
* Famous works such as FATHER GORIOT, COUSIN BETTY, THE MAGIC SKIN and many more are illustrated with their original artwork<br>
* Balzac’s five plays<br>
* Criticism section, with seven essays by writers such as Henry James and Leslie Stephen, evaluating Balzac’s contribution to literature<br>
* Features five biographies – discover in depth Balzac’s literary life!<br>
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres<br>
* Special CHARACTERS resource, with information on all members of the cast ‘La Comédie humaine’, with references to the novels and stories they appear in<br>
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CONTENTS:<br>
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THE HUMAN COMEDY<br>
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THE HISTORY OF ‘LA COMÉDIE HUMAINE’<br>
AVANT-PROPOS (PREFACE)<br>
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STUDIES OF MANNERS IN THE 19TH CENTURY<br>
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Scenes from Private Life<br>
AT THE SIGN OF THE CAT AND RACKET<br>
THE BALL AT SCEAUX<br>
LETTERS OF TWO BRIDES<br>
THE PURSE<br>
MODESTE MIGNON<br>
A START IN LIFE<br>
ALBERT SAVARUS<br>
VENDETTA<br>
A SECOND HOME<br>
DOMESTIC PEACE<br>
MADAME FIRMIANI<br>
STUDY OF A WOMAN<br>
THE IMAGINARY MISTRESS<br>
A DAUGHTER OF EVE<br>
THE MESSAGE<br>
THE GRAND BRETECHE<br>
LA GRENADIERE<br>
THE DESERTED WOMAN<br>
HONORINE<br>
BEATRIX<br>
GOBSECK<br>
A WOMAN OF THIRTY<br>
FATHER GORIOT<br>
COLONEL CHABERT<br>
THE ATHEIST’S MASS<br>
THE COMMISSION IN LUNACY<br>
THE MARRIAGE CONTRACT<br>
ANOTHER STUDY OF WOMAN<br>
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Scenes from Provincial Life<br>
URSULE MIROUET<br>
EUGENIE GRANDET<br>
The Celibates<br>
PIERRETTE<br>
THE VICAR OF TOURS<br>
THE TWO BROTHERS<br>
Parisians in the Country<br>
THE ILLUSTRIOUS GAUDISSART<br>
THE MUSE OF THE DEPARTMENT<br>
The Jealousies of a Country Town<br>
THE OLD MAID<br>
THE COLLECTION OF ANTIQUITIES<br>
Lost Illusions<br>
TWO POETS<br>
A DISTINGUISHED PROVINCIAL AT PARIS<br>
EVE AND DAVID<br>
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Scenes from Parisian Life<br>
The Thirteen<br>
FERRAGUS<br>
THE DUCHESSE DE LANGEAIS<br>
GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN EYES<br>
RISE AND FALL OF CÉSAR BIROTTEAU<br>
THE FIRM OF NUCINGEN<br>
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Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life<br>
ESTHER HAPPY: HOW A COURTESAN CAN LOVE<br>
WHAT LOVE COSTS AN OLD MAN<br>
THE END OF EVIL WAYS<br>
VAUTRIN’S LAST AVATAR<br>
SECRETS OF THE PRINCESSE DE CADIGNAN<br>
FACINO CANE<br>
SARRASINE<br>
PIERRE GRASSOU<br>
The Poor Relations<br>
COUSIN BETTY<br>
COUSIN PONS<br>
A MAN OF BUSINESS<br>
A PRINCE OF BOHEMIA<br>
GAUDISSART II<br>
BUREAUCRACY<br>
UNCONSCIOUS COMEDIANS<br>
THE LESSER BOURGEOISIE<br>
The Seamy Side of History<br>
MADAME DE LA CHANTERIE<br>
THE INITIATE<br>
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Scenes from Political Life<br>
AN EPISODE UNDER THE TERROR<br>
AN HISTORICAL MYSTERY<br>
The Deputy of Arcis<br>
THE ELECTION<br>
LETTERS EXPLANATORY<br>
MONSIEUR DE SALLENAUVE<br>
Z. MARCAS<br>
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Scenes from Military Life<br>
THE CHOUANS<br>
A PASSION IN THE DESERT<br>
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Scenes from Country Life<br>
SONS OF THE SOIL<br>
THE COUNTRY DOCTOR<br>
THE VILLAGE RECTOR<br>
THE LILY OF THE VALLEY<br>
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PHILOSOPHICAL STUDIES<br>
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OTHER WORKS<br>
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The Short Stories<br>
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The Plays<br>
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RESOURCES<br>
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The Criticism<br>
Seven essays by leading experts<br>
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The Biographies<br>
Five biographies<br>
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Glossary of Characters in ‘La Comédie humaine’<br>
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