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His Masterpiece?

£50.00

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Hardback in very good condition. Small amount wear to spine edges and corners. Strain to binding in a few places. Frontispiece with reproduced picture of Zola is loose, but intact. Pages clean.

His Masterpiece is the fourteenth novel in the Rougon-Macquart series by Emile Zola. It was first serialized in the periodical Gil Blas beginning in December 1885 before being published in novel form by Charpentier in 1886. The title, translated literally as "The Work" (as in work of art), is often rendered in English as The Masterpiece or His Masterpiece. It refers to the struggles of the protagonist Claude Lantier to paint a great work reflecting his talent and genius. The novel is a fictional account of Zola's friendship with Paul Cézanne and a fairly accurate portrayal of the Parisian art world in the mid 19th century.

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Author(s):
Zola Emile
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5.5 x 1.25 inches
Edition:
1887
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
371
Publisher:
Vizetelly & Co. London
Title:
His Masterpiece? or Claude Lantier's Struggle For Fame

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Hardback in very good condition. Small amount wear to spine edges and corners. Strain to binding in a few places. Frontispiece with reproduced picture of Zola is loose, but intact. Pages clean.

His Masterpiece is the fourteenth novel in the Rougon-Macquart series by Emile Zola. It was first serialized in the periodical Gil Blas beginning in December 1885 before being published in novel form by Charpentier in 1886. The title, translated literally as "The Work" (as in work of art), is often rendered in English as The Masterpiece or His Masterpiece. It refers to the struggles of the protagonist Claude Lantier to paint a great work reflecting his talent and genius. The novel is a fictional account of Zola's friendship with Paul Cézanne and a fairly accurate portrayal of the Parisian art world in the mid 19th century.

Author(s):
Zola Emile
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5.5 x 1.25 inches
Edition:
1887
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
371
Publisher:
Vizetelly & Co. London
Title:
His Masterpiece? or Claude Lantier's Struggle For Fame

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