Émile Zola

J'accuse...!


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J'accuse est le titre d'un article rédigé par Émile Zola lors de l'affaire Dreyfus et publié dans le journal L'A…

Therese Raquin


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An unsatisfied wife kills her weak husband in order to carry on a sordid affair with another man. However, her selfish plans are spoiled whe…

Germinal


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Fresque sociale qui décrit les conditions de vie des mineurs au XIXème siècle, Germinal est le treizième roman d…

The Flood


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A well-to-do French farm family is destroyed by a flood. The story, thrilling to the very end, is told from the point of view of the family…

International Short Stories Volume 3: French Stories


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The third book of a three volume anthology of international short stories, we now turn to French stories. Authors include Honoré de B…

L'Assommoir


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Émile François Zola (French pronunciation: [emil zɔˈla]) (2 April 1840 – 29 September 1902) was an influential French writer, …

The Ladies' Paradise


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Zola's original French publication, Au Bonheur des Dames ("The Ladies' Delight"), published 1882, is the eleventh novel in his Rou…

His Masterpiece


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“His Masterpiece" (“L’Oeuvre”) is a fictionalized account of the Parisian art world in the mid 19th century, and the emerging Realism, …

El ensueño


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El ensueño es una obra que forma parte de la serie de veinte novelas que Zola tituló “Les Rougon- Macquart”. Entre “La tierra …

The Fortune of the Rougons


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The Fortune of the Rougons (French: La Fortune des Rougon), originally published in 1871, is the first novel in Émile Zola's monument…

Germinal (English)


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This epic about French coal miners and the burgeoning labor movement is considered one of Zola's finest novels. - Summary by Matt Pierard

The Markets of Paris


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The Markets of Paris is a remarkable work, and is the one which Zola calls his very best novel, and of which he is far more proud than of an…

L'Assommoir (la taberna)


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Gervasia es planchadora y amante del sombrerero Lantier con quien tiene dos hijos, pero Lantier es vago y vividor lo que hace que Gervasia t…

The Mysteries of Marseilles


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The elopement of Philippe Cayol, an aspiring liberal, poor and untitled with Blanche De Cazalis, niece of a powerful millionaire and politic…

Lourdes


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This book describes a five day national pilgrimage to the holy shrine of Lourdes, where miracle cures are hoped for. The central character i…

La fortune des Rougon


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La Fortune des Rougon est le premier volume de la série Les Rougon-Macquart. Il se déroule dans une petite ville appelé…

Nana


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Excerpt from Introduction:"Nana" stands third in popularity among the Zola novels. It is a study of the prostitute type and it giv…

The Jolly Parisiennes and Other Novelettes


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“The Jolly Parisiennes” by Émile Zola is a very clever, brilliant and interesting romance of a “grande passion” with an undercurrent …

Rome


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The Abbe Pierre Froment, after his experiences in Lourdes, has written a book expressing a vision of a new enlightened papacy. He visits Rom…

Son Excellence Eugène Rougon


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Dans la saga des Rougon-Macquart, « Son Excellence Eugène Rougon » est le roman des intrigues de pouvoir et des solidarit…

Una víctima de la publicidad


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Conocí a un chico, fallecido el año pasado, cuya vida fue un prolongado martirio. Desde que tuvo uso de razón, Claude s…

El ataque del molino


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La vida transcurre plácida en un pequeño pueblo francés donde el tio Merlier gestiona hábilmente su molino. Los …

Las fresas


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I Una mañana de junio, al abrir la ventana, recibí en el rostro un soplo de aire fresco. Durante la noche había habido …

La leyenda del "Capita azul" del amor


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I Nació la hermosa niña de cabellos rojos en una mañana de Diciembre, cuando la nieve ca&i…

El gran Michú


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I Una siesta, a la hora del recreo, el gran Michú me llamó aparte, a un ángulo del patio. Su aire grave me produjo cie…

The Fortune of the Rougons, Book One of Rougon-Macquart Cycle (Version 2)


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The first book in the 20-novel Rougon-Macquart Cycle. A monument of French naturalism. The sprawling tale of a family in Provence, during …

The Rush for the Spoil, Book Two of Rougon-Macquart Cycle


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Book Two of Zola's 20-volume Rougon-Macquart Cycle. "The Rush for the Spoil" ("La Curee") concerns Aristide Siccard (on…

Multilingual Short Works Collection 030 - Poetry & Prose


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This is our 30th collection of short pieces, poetry or prose, fiction and non-fiction, in several different languages (except standard Engli…

The Fat and the Thin, Book Three of Rougon-Macquart Cycle


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Florent, an escaped political prisoner, finds shelter with his half-brother Quenu, and his wife Lisa Quenu (a Macquart). They get him a job…

Germinal



La novela narra la historia de una huelga de mineros en el norte de Francia en la década de 1860. Cada trabajador se vuelve virtualme…