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Eugénie Grandet

Balzac, Honoré de (Book - 2011 )
Eugénie Grandet
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Monsieur Grandet is a very rich man whose chief care is his gold. He runs his household with exacting miserly attention and his wife and daughter suffer a Spartan existence. On the evening of his daughter Eugénie's 23rd birthday his foppish nephew Charles suddenly arrives from Paris. Eugénie has never known passion, but now, in an instant, she falls in love. Monsieur Grandet will not countenance his daughter's marriage to her penniless cousin.
Authors: Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850
Title: Eugénie Grandet
Publisher: London : Vintage Classic, 2011
Characteristics: xi, 234 p. ;,20 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Honoré De Balzac ; translated from the French by Katherine Prescott Wormeley ; with an introduction by Rose Tremain
Notes: "First published in France in 1833"--T.p. verso
Summary: Monsieur Grandet is a very rich man whose chief care is his gold. He runs his household with exacting miserly attention and his wife and daughter suffer a Spartan existence. On the evening of his daughter Eugénie's 23rd birthday his foppish nephew Charles suddenly arrives from Paris. Eugénie has never known passion, but now, in an instant, she falls in love. Monsieur Grandet will not countenance his daughter's marriage to her penniless cousin.
Additional Contributors: Balzac, Honoré de - Comédie humaine - 1799-1850
Wormeley, Katharine Prescott
ISBN: 0099560860
9780099560869
Branch Call Number: FICTION BALZAC 2011
Other Language: Translated from the French
Subject Headings: France Social life and customs 19th century Fiction
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