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Unconscious Comedians.

Author: Honoré de Balzac; Katharine Prescott Wormeley
Publisher: Auckland : The Floating Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this novella from Honore de Balzac, the skilled artisan Palafox Gazonal arrives in Paris to settle some important business and perhaps make a splash in the city's thriving art scene. However, Gazonal is used to the slower-paced life in the provinces and finds himself confused -- and even disgusted -- with some of the customs and practices that are commonplace in Paris. It's another of Balzac's insightful analyses  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
De Balzac, Honore.
Unconscious Comedians.
Auckland : The Floating Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Honoré de Balzac; Katharine Prescott Wormeley
ISBN: 9781776538317 1776538315
OCLC Number: 881608236
Description: 1 online resource (91 pages)
Contents: Title; Contents; Unconscious Comedians; Addendum.

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In this novella from Honore de Balzac, the skilled artisan Palafox Gazonal arrives in Paris to settle some important business and perhaps make a splash in the city's thriving art scene. However, Gazonal is used to the slower-paced life in the provinces and finds himself confused -- and even disgusted -- with some of the customs and practices that are commonplace in Paris. It's another of Balzac's insightful analyses of the artist and his role in society.

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