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La Curee - The Kill

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La Curée (1871–72; English: The Kill) is the second novel in Émile Zola's twenty-volume series Les Rougon-Macquart. It deals with property speculation and the lives of the extremely wealthy Nouveau riche of the Second French Empire, against the backdrop of Baron Haussmann's reconstruction of Paris in the 1850s and 1860s.

Vastly different from its predecessor and prequel La Fortune des Rougon, La Curée, the portion of the game thrown to the dogs after a hunt, usually translated as The Kill - is a character study of three personalities: Aristide Rougon (renamed "Saccard")--the youngest son of the ruthless and calculating peasant Pierre Rougon and the bourgeois Félicité (by whom he is much spoiled), both of them Bonapartistes and consumed by a desire for wealth, Aristide's young second wife Renée (his first dying not long after their move from provincial Plassans to Paris) and Maxime, Aristide's foppish son from his first marriage.

Excellent pages, a little edge and cover wear. French language version.

La Curée (1871 à 1872; en anglais: The Kill) est le deuxième roman de la série de vingt-volume d'Émile Zola Les Rougon-Macquart. Il traite de la spéculation immobilière et la vie de nouveau riche extrêmement riche du Second Empire français, dans le contexte de la reconstruction du baron Haussmann de Paris dans les années 1850 et 1860.

Très différent de son prédécesseur et prequel de La Fortune des Rougon, La Curée, la partie du jeu jeté aux chiens après une chasse, habituellement traduit par The Kill - est une étude de caractère de trois personnalités: Aristide Rougon (rebaptisé «Saccard») --la plus jeune fils du paysan impitoyable et calcul Pierre Rougon et les bourgeois Félicité (dont il est beaucoup gâtée), deux d'entre eux Bonapartistes et consommée par un désir de richesse, jeune seconde épouse d'Aristide Renée (son premier mourir peu de temps après leur mouvement de Plassans provinciaux à Paris) et Maxime, fils bellâtre d'Aristide de son premier mariage.

Excellentes pages, un petit avantage et la couverture usure. Version en langue française.

Item details

Author(s):
Zola, Emile
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1970
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
313
Publisher:
Garnier-Flammarion

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La Curée (1871–72; English: The Kill) is the second novel in Émile Zola's twenty-volume series Les Rougon-Macquart. It deals with property speculation and the lives of the extremely wealthy Nouveau riche of the Second French Empire, against the backdrop of Baron Haussmann's reconstruction of Paris in the 1850s and 1860s.

Vastly different from its predecessor and prequel La Fortune des Rougon, La Curée, the portion of the game thrown to the dogs after a hunt, usually translated as The Kill - is a character study of three personalities: Aristide Rougon (renamed "Saccard")--the youngest son of the ruthless and calculating peasant Pierre Rougon and the bourgeois Félicité (by whom he is much spoiled), both of them Bonapartistes and consumed by a desire for wealth, Aristide's young second wife Renée (his first dying not long after their move from provincial Plassans to Paris) and Maxime, Aristide's foppish son from his first marriage.

Excellent pages, a little edge and cover wear. French language version.

La Curée (1871 à 1872; en anglais: The Kill) est le deuxième roman de la série de vingt-volume d'Émile Zola Les Rougon-Macquart. Il traite de la spéculation immobilière et la vie de nouveau riche extrêmement riche du Second Empire français, dans le contexte de la reconstruction du baron Haussmann de Paris dans les années 1850 et 1860.

Très différent de son prédécesseur et prequel de La Fortune des Rougon, La Curée, la partie du jeu jeté aux chiens après une chasse, habituellement traduit par The Kill - est une étude de caractère de trois personnalités: Aristide Rougon (rebaptisé «Saccard») --la plus jeune fils du paysan impitoyable et calcul Pierre Rougon et les bourgeois Félicité (dont il est beaucoup gâtée), deux d'entre eux Bonapartistes et consommée par un désir de richesse, jeune seconde épouse d'Aristide Renée (son premier mourir peu de temps après leur mouvement de Plassans provinciaux à Paris) et Maxime, fils bellâtre d'Aristide de son premier mariage.

Excellentes pages, un petit avantage et la couverture usure. Version en langue française.

Author(s):
Zola, Emile
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1970
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
313
Publisher:
Garnier-Flammarion

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