Love in a Mask Or, Imprudence and Happiness

By: Honore de Balzac
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Love in a Mask: Or, Imprudence and Happiness" by Honoré de Balzac's is a captivating novel that delves into the intricate dance of romance, drama, and deception within French society. As a master of French literature, Balzac skillfully navigates the complexities of relationships and societal expectations, weaving a tale of love and betrayal that keeps readers spellbound until the very end. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, the novel follows the tumultuous journey of its characters as they navigate the treacherous waters of love and secrecy. Balzac's keen understanding of human nature shines through in his meticulous character development, as each figure grapples with their desires, ambitions, and moral dilemmas. Through layers of intrigue and deception, "Love in a Mask" unfolds as a riveting exploration of the human heart and the lengths to which individuals will go to pursue their own happiness. Balzac's prose is rich with detail and emotion, drawing readers into a world of passion and intrigue that is both captivating and unforgettable. With its blend of romance, drama, and social commentary, "Love in a Mask" stands as a timeless masterpiece of French literature, showcasing Balzac's talent for creating compelling narratives that resonate with readers across generations.

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Honore de Balzac

Honore de Balzac was a French dramatist and novelist who lived from May 20, 1799, to August 18, 1850. Most people consider the unique sequence La Comedie humaine, which offers a glimpse into post-Napoleonic French life, to be his greatest work. As one of the pioneers of realism in European literature, Balzac is recognized for his astute attention to detail and his raw portrayal of society. His characters are well known for having multiple facets; even his less prominent ones are nuanced, ethically gray, and completely human. Even inanimate objects acquire personality; Paris, which serves as the setting for a large portion of his writing, acquires human characteristics. Numerous well-known authors were affected by his work, including the novelists Émile Zola, Charles Dickens, Marcel Proust, Gustave Flaubert, and Henry James, as well as the directors Jacques Rivette and François Truffaut. Writers still find inspiration in Balzac's novels, many of which have been adapted into motion pictures. According to James, he is "really the father of us all." Honoré de Balzac was born into a family that wanted to be respected for their hard work and dedication. His father, Bernard-François Balssa, was raised in Tarn, a province in southern France, as one of eleven children of an artisan family.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 52 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 936305327X
  • ISBN-13: 9789363053274
  • Item Weight: 67.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 3.38mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / General