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Cousin Betty = La cousine Bette by HonorГ© de Balzac

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby H. de Balzac ; translated by James Waring ; with a front. etched by W. Boucher.
SeriesThe Temple edition of the Comédie humaine
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 484 p. ;
Number of Pages484
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16481110M

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Cousin Bette by Honoré de Balzac is more the story of an entire family rather than that of one person. Lisbeth Fischer, known to her family and friends as Bette, has harbored a resentment against her cousin Adeline Hulot since childhood. Bette's father and Adeline's father were two of the Fischer brothers. Cousin Betty (La Cousine Bette), published in serial format in , was one of the last and greatest of Balzac's works. It was part of his long novel collection titled La Comédie Humaine. Set in midth-century France, it tells the story of a woman . Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. La Cousine Bette (French pronunciation: Cousin Bette) is an novel by French author Honoré de in midth century Paris, it tells the story of an unmarried middle-aged woman who plots the destruction of her extended family.

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