Abbe Faujas has arrived!'
The arrival of Abbe Faujas in the provincial town of Plassans has profound consequences for the community, and for the family of Francois Mouret in particular. Faujas and ... 続きを読む
people get out of prison, and when they get out, and their name is Edmond Dantes, they take their revenge!'
Falsely accused of treason, the young sailor Edmond Dantes is arrested on his wedding day ... 続きを読む
Senneval, you see in me your sister, the girl you seduced at Nancy, the woman who murdered your son, the wife of your own father and the ignoble creature who sent your mother to the gallows...' Who bu ... 続きを読む
What holds sway over this country without morals, beliefs, or feelings? Gold and pleasure.'
Sexual attraction, artistic insight, and the often ironic relationship between them is the dominant them ... 続きを読む
The Ladies' Paradise (Au Bonheur des Dames) recounts the spectacular development of the modern department store in late nineteenth century Paris. The store is a symbol of capitalism, of the modern cit ... 続きを読む
This study places the last three novels of Victor Hugo's maturity - Les Travailleurs de la mer (1866), L'Homme qui rit (1869), and Quatrevingt-Treize (1874) - within the context of his artistic develo ... 続きを読む
The arrival of Augustin Meaulnes at a small provincial secondary school sets in train a series of events that will have a profound effect on his life, and that of his new friend Francois Seurel. It is ... 続きを読む