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Balzac's Cane (French science fiction Book 136)

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Delphine de Girardin (1804-1855) was the daughter of famous writer and playwright Sophie Gay (1776-1852). She began writing at an early age, publishing two books of poems in 1824 and 1824, and a popular collection of children's stories in 1833. She later married writer-journalist Emile de Girardin (1802-1881) and became an important figure in the Romantic Movement. This ...more
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Published October 6th 2015 by Black Coat Press (first published April 2nd 2010)
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"M. de Balzac’s cane by Delphine de Girardin.
Delphine de Girardin, born in 1804, was a writer, intelligent and beautiful. She had a literary salon frequented by the great poets of her time, she was a contemporary, friend and admirer of Honoré de Balzac, she wrote novels, plays, and chronicles in newspapers.
Her novel, M. de Balzac’s Cane, appeared in 1836. The idea of this fictional story was inspired by, on the one hand, Balzac's real cane, specially made for him and according to his idea by a
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Also known as Mme Émile de Girardin, through her marriage to the journalist and politician Émile de Girardin.

Delphine de Girardin (24 January 1804 – 29 June 1855), pen name Vicomte Delaunay, was a French author.

She was born at Aachen, and christened Delphine Gay. Her mother, the well-known Madame Sophie Gay, brought her up in the midst of a brilliant literary society. Her cousin was the writer
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