By Émile Zola
The women Paradise (Au Bonheur des Dames) recounts the increase of the trendy division shop in past due nineteenth-century Paris. the shop is an emblem of capitalism, of the fashionable urban, and of the bourgeois relatives: it really is emblematic of alterations in customer tradition and the alterations in sexual attitudes and sophistication kinfolk happening on the finish of the century. This new translation of the 11th novel within the Rougon-Macquart cycle captures the spirit of 1 of Zola's maximum works.
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Au Bonheur des Dames by Émile Zola