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The Collected Works of Honoré de Balzac - The Complete Works PergamonMedia - cover

The Collected Works of Honoré de Balzac - The Complete Works PergamonMedia

Honoré de Balzac

Publisher: PergamonMedia

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This comprehensive eBook presents the complete works or all the significant works - the Œuvre - of this famous and brilliant writer in one ebook - 36.100 pages easy-to-read and easy-to-navigate: • Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories
• Father Goriot
• Chef d'oeuvre inconnu. English
• The Human Comedy: Introductions and Appendix
• The Magic Skin
• Eugenie Grandet
• The Works Of Balzac
• Sarrasine
• Colonel Chabert
• A Passion in the Desert
• The Girl with the Golden Eyes
• Droll Stories
• Illusions Perdues. English
• Lords of the Housetops: Thirteen Cat Tales
• The Physiology of Marriage, Complete
• Beatrix
• La cousine Bette. English
• The Lily of the Valley
• La femme de trente ans. English
• Scenes from a Courtesan's Life
• At the Sign of the Cat and Racket
• The Chouans
• Catherine De Medici
• Honorine
• Seraphita
• The Atheist's Mass
• Cousin Pons
• Another Study of Woman
• The Works of 
• Modeste Mignon
• Gobseck
• Adieu
• The Marriage Contract
• An Episode under the Terror
• Louis Lambert
• The Two Brothers
• Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau
• Bureaucracy
• Letters of Two Brides
• The Duchesse of Langeais
• The Country Doctor
• Ferragus, Chief of the Dévorants
• Chef d'oeuvre inconnu. English
• La Grande Breteche
• The Thirteen
• A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
• The Deputy of Arcis
• Vendetta
• The Red Inn
• Le curé de village. English
• A Daughter of Eve
• Une rue de Paris et son habitant. English
• Facino Cane
• A Man of Business
• Study of a Woman
• Eve and David
• The Message
• The Deserted Woman
• The Brotherhood of Consolation
• The Elixir of Life
• Droll Stories
• The Celibates
• Madame Firmiani
• Christ in Flanders
• The Firm of Nucingen
• The Napoleon of the People
• Maitre Cornelius
• Sarrasine
• Adieu. English
• Letters of Two Brides
• Paz (La Fausse Maitresse)
• El Verdugo
• The Alkahest
• Poor Relations
• The Exiles
• Ursula
• An Historical Mystery (The Gondreville Mystery)
• The Collection of Antiquities
• Albert Savarus
• The Secrets of the Princesse de Cadignan
• Gambara
• Droll Stories — Volume 
• Melmoth Reconciled
• The Ball at Sceaux
• Domestic Peace
• The Recruit
• The Commission in Lunacy
• Two Poets
• A Prince of Bohemia
• A Drama on the Seashore
• Massimilla Doni
• Folk-Tales of Napoleon and Aleksandr Amfiteatrov
• Pierre Grassou
• The Vicar of Tours
• The Purse
• Sons of the Soil
• The Lesser Bourgeoisie
• The Jealousies of a Country Town
• A Second Home
• An Old Maid
• The Hated Son
• A Start in Life
• Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete
• The Muse of the Department
• BalzacFrederick Lawton
• Unconscious Comedians
• Analytical Studies
• Vautrin: A Drama in Five Acts
• Pierrette
• La Grenadiere
• Gaudissart II
• Juana
• The Illustrious Gaudissart
• Z. Marcas
• Parisians in the Country
• The Stepmother, A Drama in Five Acts
• Honore de Balzac, His Life and WritingsMary Frances Sandars
• Mercadet: A Comedy in Three Acts
• Pamela Giraud: A Play in Five Acts
• The Physiology of Marriage 
• Repertory of The Comedie Humaine, Part Anatole Cerfberr and Jules François Christophe
• Petty Troubles of Married Life, Second Part
• The Resources of Quinola: A Comedy in a Prologue and Five Acts
• Repertory of The Comedie Humaine, Part Anatole Cerfberr and Jules François Christophe
• Petty Troubles of Married Life, First Part
• Women in the Life of BalzacJuanita
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