La Bête Humaine (Oxford World's Classics) (Paperback)

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La Bête Humaine (Oxford World's Classics) (Paperback)

By Émile Zola, Roger Pearson (Translator)


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La B te humaine (1890), the seventeenth novel in the Rougon-Macquart series, is one of Zola's most violent and explicit works. On one level a tale of murder, passion, and possession, it is also a compassionate study of individuals derailed by atavistic forces beyond their control. This new translation captures Zola's fast-paced yet deliberately dispassionate style, while the introduction and detailed notes place the novel in its social, historical, and literary context.

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Product Details ISBN: 9780199538669
ISBN-10: 0199538662
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: March 1st, 2009
Pages: 432
Language: English
Series: Oxford World's Classics