The Hated Son

By: Honore de Balzac
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Hated Son" by Honoré de Balzac is a gripping novel of French literature, delving deep into the complexities of family drama. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century French society, Balzac weaves a tale of betrayal, revenge, and psychological conflict that keeps readers on the edge of their seats. At the heart of the narrative lies a riveting story of sibling rivalry and the corrosive effects of jealousy and resentment. As characters vie for power and control over family inheritance, tensions escalate, leading to dramatic confrontations and unexpected twists. Balzac's masterful portrayal of character development draws readers into the inner workings of each protagonist's mind, as they grapple with moral dilemmas and personal ambitions. Against the backdrop of French society, Balzac explores timeless themes of ambition, loyalty, and the pursuit of wealth and status. "The Hated Son" stands as a literary classic, revered for its rich storytelling, vivid characterizations, and penetrating insight into the human psyche. Through its compelling narrative and exploration of universal themes, Balzac's novel continues to resonate with readers, offering a timeless glimpse into the complexities of family relationships and the human condition.

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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: 86pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362761785
  • ISBN-13: 9789362761781
  • Item Weight: 111.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 5.21mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Literary