Émile Zola

“The Revolution of 1848 found all the Rougons on the lookout, frustrated by their bad luck, and ready to use any means necessary to advance their cause. They were a family of bandits lying in wait, ready to plunder and steal.”

Émile Zola, The Fortune of the Rougons
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The Fortune of the Rougons (Les Rougon-Macquart, #1) The Fortune of the Rougons by Émile Zola
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