The Attack on the Mill and Other Stories

Author(s): Douglas (TRN) Emile; Parmee Zola

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Most famous for his twenty-volume dissection of nineteenth-century French mores and society, the Rougon-Macquart novels, Zola was also an extremely accomplished short-story writer, as exemplified by the tales included in this volume. Concerned with the manifold aspects of everyday life and varying in their settings - from aristocratic drawing rooms to poverty-stricken garrets, from the hustle and bustle of Paris to the Provencal countryside of the author's childhood - these stories will keep the reader riveted from the beginning to the end and surprise for their modernity. Contains: The Attack on the Mill The Girl Who Loves Me Rentafoil Death by Advertising Story of a Madman Big Michu The Way People Die A Flash in the Pan Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder Priests and Sinners Fair Exchange The Haunted House


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Concerned with the manifold aspects of everyday life and varying in their settings - from aristocratic drawing rooms to poverty-stricken garrets, from the hustle and bustle of Paris to the Provencal countryside of the author's childhood - these stories will keep the reader riveted from the beginning to the end and surprise for their modernity.

Emile Zola (1840-1902) is the foremost representative of the Naturalist school, and is best remembered for Therese Raquin and his twenty-novel cycle, The Rougon-Macquarts.

Contains: The Attack on the Mill, The Girl Who Loves Me, Rentafoil, Death by Advertising, Story of a Madman, Big Michu, The Way People Die, A Flash in the Pan, Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder, Priests and Sinners, Fair Exchange The Haunted House

General Fields

  • : 9781847496973
  • : Alma Books Ltd
  • : Alma Classics
  • : May 2017
  • : 0.75000mm X 5.00000mm X 7.50000mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 813
  • : 224
  • : Douglas (TRN) Emile; Parmee Zola