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Ten droll tales ...

making up the first decade of the Droll Tales of Master Honoré de Balzac

by HonorГ© de Balzac

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Published by Abbey Library in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesDroll stories.
Statementrendered faithfully into English by J. Lewis May ; with an introduction by André Maurois ; and illustrations by Jean de Bosschère.
ContributionsMay, J. Lewis b. 1873., Maurois, André, 1885-1967., Boschère, Jean de, 1878-1953, ill.
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 218 p., [24] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14044793M
OCLC/WorldCa6651615

Droll Stories: Selected Tales (Dover Thrift Editions) View larger image. By: Honore De Balzac. Synopsis These choice selections from Honoré de Balzac's Droll Stories offer a lively and lusty portrait of sixteenth-century French life and manners. Told in the tradition of Boccaccio, Chaucer, and Rabelais, they allegedly originated in manuscripts. TRANSLATORS PREFACE When, in March, , the first volume of the now famous Contes Drolatiques was published by Gosselin of Paris, Balzac, in a short preface, written in the publisher’s name, replied to those attacks which he anticipated certain critics would make upon his hardy experiment. He claimed for his book the protection of all those to whom literature was dear, because it was a.

It was ten o’clock at night when he stood before the prison of La Force, where she had stood hundreds of times. hundred soon. Samson and his men complain sometimes, of being exhausted. Ha, ha, ha! He is so droll, that Samson. Such a Barber!” “You mean the guillotine. Not bad. Sixty-three people killed today. Previous page Book 3. The droll stories of Honoré de Balzac / by: Balzac, Honoré de, Published: () Droll stories collected from the abbeys of Touraine.

Ten Droll Tales by Honore de Balzac Rare Edition | Etsy This Side of Paradise is the debut novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, published in The book examines the lives and morality of post–World War I youth. Its protagonist Amory Blaine is an. N a m i e m o o n [lit./flm.] the perks of being a wallflower. These choice selections from Droll Stories offer a lively and lusty portrait of 16th-century French life and manners. Told in the tradition of Boccaccio, Chaucer, and Rabelais, they were claimed by the author to have originated in manuscripts from the abbeys of Touraine. Abounding in episodes of good-humored licentiousness, the tales scandalized Balzac's contemporaries and continue to delight.


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