The Hated Son

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1st World Publishing, Nov 1, 2006 - Literary Collections - 140 pages
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On a winter's night, about two in the morning, the Comtesse Jeanne d'Herouville felt such violent pains that in spite of her inexperience, she was conscious of an approaching confinement; and the instinct which makes us hope for ease in a change of postur
  

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really, really dramatic...reminds me of romeo and juliet Read full review

Contents

1 A BEDROOM OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY
5
2 THE BONESETTER
29
3 THE MOTHERS LOVE
41
4 THE HEIR
68
5 GABRIELLE
83
6 LOVE
99
7 THE CRUSHED PEARL
116
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A prolific writer, Honore de Balzac (1799-1850) is generally regarded, along with Gustave Flaubert, as a founding father of realism in European literature, and as one of France's greatest fiction writers.

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