Therese Raquin (Paperback)

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By Emile Zola, Celeste Primavera (Editor), Edward Vizetelly (Translator)
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..."In a dingy apartment on the Passage du Pont-Neuf in Paris, Therese Raquin is trapped in a loveless marriage to her sickly cousin, Camille. The numbing tedium of her life is suddenly shattered when Therese meets Camille's robust and earthy friend Laurent, a turbulent passion is unleashed that drives them ultimately to violence and murder. Therese Raquin caused a scandal when it appeared in 1867 and brought its twenty-seven-year-old author a notoriety that followed him throughout his life. Zola's novel is not only an uninhibited portrayal of adultery, madness, and ghostly revenge, but also a devastating exploration of the darkest aspects of human existence. Zola nonetheless went on to be one of the greatest and most popular writers in the history of literature..".
Product Details
ISBN: 9781530316380
ISBN-10: 1530316383
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: February 29th, 2016
Pages: 196
Language: English