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La Curée by Émile Zola
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Jan 23, 12

Read from December 12, 2011 to January 23, 2012

Full of life , trendy and corrupt. Lush descriptions of interior design, architecture, and fashion. Descriptions of the plants and theirs toxins in the conservatory make you live the moment. Although rich to start, Renee is consumed by the Rougons, father and son. Incredible descriptions of politics and the mechanics of urban renewal during Napoleon ||| regime. I'm ready to move on to the next in the series of Rougons novels. Thank goodness there are 20.
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12/20/2011 page 80
19.0% "Beautiful lush descriptions of material things.. Somewhat overblown... Dialogue is spot on. Movements in time are very effective starting in the lush prosperous present and moving back to poverty and the rise therefrom. Who are the parents of Maxime?"

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message 1: by Lisbeth (new)

Lisbeth Solberg Twenty? Wow.


Riodelmartians They are the Snopes of Paris.


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