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Maître Cornélius (La Comédie Humaine)

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By the French author, who, along with Flaubert, is generally regarded as a founding-father of realism in European fiction. His large output of works, collectively entitled The Human Comedy (La Comedie Humaine), consists of 95 finished works (stories, novels and essays) and 48 unfinished works. His stories are an attempt to comprehend and depict the realities of life in con ...more
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Published May 5th 2006 by Dodo Press (first published 1831)
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Un jeune homme tombe amoureux de Marie, la fille du roi Louis XI. Malheureusement elle est mariée avec le comte de Saint-Valliers, un vieillard tyrannique. Pour se rapprocher d'elle, le Georges se fera engager par le Maître Cornelius, grand argentier du roi, qui habite à côté de la maison des Saint-Valliers. Le problème est que Cornelius a fait exécuter tous ses apprentis pour cause de vol.

En lisant ce roman, j'avais l'impression de lire du Molière. Le style n'est pas aussi comique mais les revi
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began as an intense love story then, half way through changed characters and plot?
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A weird but enjoyable tale set in the 1400s.
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Honoré de Balzac was a nineteenth-century French novelist and playwright. His magnum opus was a sequence of almost 100 novels and plays collectively entitled La Comédie humaine, which presents a panorama of French life in the years after the fall of Napoléon Bonaparte in 1815.

Due to his keen observation of detail and unfiltered representation of society, Balzac is regarded as one of the founders o
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