Book :: Belle Du Seigneur

Belle Du Seigneur
By: Albert Cohen
Pages: 1110
Published: 1968
Genre(s): France
Historical Fiction
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Belle du Seigneur has been called a hilarious mock-epic, an inventive satire of middle-class manners and ambition, a great comic achievement, Joycean, Proustian in its best moments. Its classic status has been confirmed by inclusion in Gallimard's Pleiade series, an honor shared only by Sartre among post-war French writers.Solal is a man of remarkable gifts and disappointed ideals. A...

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Apr 8th, 2021

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