The Marriage Contract

By: Honore de Balzac
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Marriage Contract" by Honoré de Balzac is a masterpiece of French literature, epitomizing the realism genre with its insightful portrayal of marriage, family dynamics, and social class intricacies. Set within the backdrop of French society, Balzac delves deep into the complexities of relationships, weaving a tale of intrigue and ambition. At the heart of the novel lies the examination of wealth and its influence on honor, duty, and morality. Through a meticulous character study, Balzac exposes the consequences of betrayal and the struggle for societal acceptance in a world defined by rigid social hierarchies. As the narrative unfolds, readers are drawn into a web of alliances and betrayals, where characters navigate the delicate balance between personal ambition and familial obligations. Balzac's keen observations of human nature bring depth to each character, illuminating their inner conflicts and motivations. "The Marriage Contract" serves as a compelling exploration of the human condition, offering readers a nuanced perspective on the complexities of love, loyalty, and societal expectations. With its richly textured narrative and profound insights, Balzac's masterpiece continues to resonate with readers, showcasing the enduring power of French realism in literature.

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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: 122 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363052702
  • ISBN-13: 9789363052703
  • Item Weight: 158.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 7.14mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Family & Relationships / Marriage