Cousin Betty: by Honore de Balzac (Paperback)

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By James Waring (Translator), Honore De Balzac
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La Cousine Bette ( Cousin Bette) is an 1846 novel by French author Honor de Balzac. Set in mid-19th-century Paris, it tells the story of an unmarried middle-aged woman who plots the destruction of her extended family. Bette works with Val rie Marneffe, an unhappily married young lady, to seduce and torment a series of men. One of these is Baron Hector Hulot, husband to Bette's cousin Adeline. He sacrifices his family's fortune and good name to please Val rie, who leaves him for a tradesman named Crevel. The book is part of the Sc nes de la vie parisienne section of Balzac's novel sequence La Com die humaine ("The Human Comedy").
Product Details
ISBN: 9781658785297
ISBN-10: 1658785290
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: January 12th, 2020
Pages: 492
Language: English