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The kill.

Author: Émile Zola
Publisher: London, Elek Books [1958]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The incestuous affair of Renée Saccard and her stepson, Maxime, is set against the frenzied speculation of Renée's financier husband, Aristide, in a Paris becoming a modern metropolis and "the capital of the nineteenth century." In the end, setting and story merge in actions that leave a woman's spirit and a city's soul ravaged beyond repair. The second volume in Zola's great cycle of twenty novels, Les  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Émile Zola
OCLC Number: 1148946
Description: 274 pages 20 cm
Other Titles: Curée.
Responsibility: Translated from the French by A. Teixeira de Mattos. Introd. by Angus Wilson.

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The incestuous affair of Renée Saccard and her stepson, Maxime, is set against the frenzied speculation of Renée's financier husband, Aristide, in a Paris becoming a modern metropolis and "the capital of the nineteenth century." In the end, setting and story merge in actions that leave a woman's spirit and a city's soul ravaged beyond repair. The second volume in Zola's great cycle of twenty novels, Les Rougon-Macquart, and the first to establish Paris, the capital of modernity, as the centre of Zola's narrative world.

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