A Harlot High and Low: (Splendeurs et Miseres des Courtisanes) (BOK)

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Handsome would-be poet Lucien Chardon is poor and naive, but highly ambitious. Failing to make his name in his dull provincial hometown, he is taken up by a patroness, the captivating married woman Madame de Bargeton, and prepares to forge his way in the glamorous beau monde of Paris. But Lucien has entered a world far more dangerous than he realized, as Madame de Bargeton's reputation becomes compromised and the fickle, venomous denizens of the courts and salons conspire to keep him out of their ranks. Lucien eventually learns that, wherever he goes, talent counts for nothing in comparison to money, intrigue and unscrupulousness. "Lost Illusions" is one of the greatest novels in the rich procession of the Comedie humaine, Balzac's panoramic social and moral history of his times.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1975 Forlag
PENGUIN GROUP
ISBN 9780140442328 Antall sider 560
Dimensjoner 12,9cm x 19,8cm x 2,4cm Vekt 384 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Classic fiction (pre c 1945)