The Girl with the Golden Eyes and Other Stories

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The Girl with the Golden Eyes and Other Stories

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Author :   Honore de Balzac
Publisher :   Oxford University Press
Published :   08/11/2012
ISBN :   9780199571284
Format :   Paperback
Pages :   xxxv, 152
Size (mm) :   196x129x11
Weight (g) :   146

The three short fictions in this unique collection, Sarrasine, The Unknown Masterpiece, and The Girl with the Golden Eyes, deal with the relationship between artistic ideals and sexual desires. They show Balzac's mastery of the seductions of storytelling,... Read more
The three short fictions in this unique collection, Sarrasine, The Unknown Masterpiece, and The Girl with the Golden Eyes, deal with the relationship between artistic ideals and sexual desires. They show Balzac's mastery of the seductions of storytelling, and are among the 19th century's richest explorations of life and art.