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Eugénie Grandet by Honoré de Balzac
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Nov 13, 10

bookshelves: 1001-list, french, read-2010
Read from November 09 to 13, 2010

This could have been titled The Awakening as the poor Eugenie loses her innocence and learns about the real world. I absolutely love the details in 19th century novels - at times you feel smothered by them, but it is such a refreshing change from the sparse prose of contemporary lit, that I feel rejuvenated!
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