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Eugénie Grandet

Author: Honoré de Balzac; Sylvia Raphael; Christopher Prendergast
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Grandet household, oppressed by the exacting miserliness of Grandet himself, is jerked violently out of routine by the sudden arrival of Eugénie's cousin Charles, recently orphaned and penniless. Eugénie's emotional awakening, stimulated by her love for her cousin, brings her into direct conflict with her father, whose cunning and financial success are matched against her determination to rebel." - Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Honoré de Balzac; Sylvia Raphael; Christopher Prendergast
ISBN: 019280474X 9780192804747
OCLC Number: 51069156
Notes: "First published as a World's classics paperback 1990"--T.p. verso.
Description: xxxiv, 200 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Eugénie Grandet.
Responsibility: Honoré de Balzac ; translated by Sylvia Raphael ; with an introduction and notes by Christopher Prendergast.
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"The Grandet household, oppressed by the exacting miserliness of Grandet himself, is jerked violently out of routine by the sudden arrival of Eugénie's cousin Charles, recently orphaned and penniless. Eugénie's emotional awakening, stimulated by her love for her cousin, brings her into direct conflict with her father, whose cunning and financial success are matched against her determination to rebel." - Back cover.

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