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The Firm of Nucingen (original 1837; edition 2006)
César Birotteau by Honoré de Balzac (Author) (1837)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0140446419, Paperback)This story is one of Balzac's "Scenes de la Vie Privee" within the "Comedie Humaine" sequence, and describes the irresistible rise and fall of a perfume merchant in the Rue St Honore. This novel is the French 19th-century's great poem of bankruptcy.
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