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Honoré de Balzac – “The Ball At Sceaux” (1830)

Le Bal de Sceaux (The Ball at Sceaux) is the fifth work of Honoré de Balzac, one of the oldest texts of la Comédie Humaine. The first edition of this novella was published in 1830 by Mame and Delaunay-Vallée in … Continue reading

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Honoré de Balzac – “At the Sign of the Cat and Racket” (1829)

La Maison du chat-qui-pelote (At the Sign of the Cat and Racket) is a novel by Honoré de Balzac. It is the opening work in the Scènes de la vie privée (Scenes of Private Life), which comprises the first volume … Continue reading

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