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Au Bonheur des Dames (The Ladies' Delight) - Emile Zola, Robin Buss, Robin Buss, Robin Buss
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[EAN: 9780140447835], Neubuch, [PU: Penguin Books Ltd], Fiction|Historical, BRAND NEW, Au Bonheur des Dames (The Ladies' Delight), Emile Zola, Robin Buss, Robin Buss, Robin Buss, Now the basis for the major BBC tv adaptation. "The Paradise", this is a lavish drama and a timeless commentary on consumer capitalism. "The Penguin Classics" edition of Emile Zola's "The Ladies' Delight" is based on an acclaimed, vivid and modern translation by Robin Buss, who has also introduced the novel. The Ladies' Delight is the glittering Paris department store run by Octave Mouret. He has used charm and drive to become director of this mighty emporium, unscrupulously exploiting his young female staff and seducing his lady customers with luxurious displays of shimmering silks, satins, velvets and lace. Then Denise Baudu, a naive provincial girl, becomes an assistant at the store - and Mouret discovers that he in turn can also be enchanted. With its greedy customers, gossiping staff and vibrant sense of theatre, "The Ladies' Delight" ("Au Bonheur des Dames" in the original French) is one of the most richly exciting novels in Zola's "Les Rougon-Macquart" cycle. This edition also contains a bibliography, introduction, chronology and explanatory notes. Emile Zola (1840-1902) was the leading figure in the French school of naturalistic fiction. His principal work, "Les Rougon-Macquart", is a panorama of mid-19th century French life, in a cycle of 20 novels which Zola wrote over a period of 22 years, including "Au Bonheur des Dames" (1883), "The Beast Within" (1890), "Nana" (1880), and "The Drinking Den" (1877). "A complete page-turner about the consumer society, greed, fashion and instant gratification". ("India Knight"). "A fine translation". ("The Times Literary Supplement").

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[EAN: 9780140447835], Neubuch, [PU: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom], Fiction|Historical, Language: English . Brand New Book. Now the basis for the major BBC tv adaptation The Paradise, this is a lavish drama and a timeless commentary on consumer capitalism. The Penguin Classics edition of Emile Zola s The Ladies Delight is based on an acclaimed, vivid and modern translation by Robin Buss, who has also introduced the novel. The Ladies Delight is the glittering Paris department store run by Octave Mouret. He has used charm and drive to become director of this mighty emporium, unscrupulously exploiting his young female staff and seducing his lady customers with luxurious displays of shimmering silks, satins, velvets and lace. Then Denise Baudu, a naive provincial girl, becomes an assistant at the store - and Mouret discovers that he in turn can also be enchanted. With its greedy customers, gossiping staff and vibrant sense of theatre, The Ladies Delight (Au Bonheur des Dames in the original French) is one of the most richly exciting novels in Zola s Les Rougon-Macquart cycle. This edition also contains a bibliography, introduction, chronology and explanatory notes. Emile Zola (1840-1902) was the leading figure in the French school of naturalistic fiction. His principal work, Les Rougon-Macquart, is a panorama of mid-19th century French life, in a cycle of 20 novels which Zola wrote over a period of 22 years, including Au Bonheur des Dames (1883), The Beast Within (1890), Nana (1880), and The Drinking Den (1877). A complete page-turner about the consumer society, greed, fashion and instant gratification India Knight A fine translation The Times Literary Supplement

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Now the basis for the major BBC tv adaptation The Paradise , this is a lavish drama and a timeless commentary on consumerism. The Penguin Classics edition of mile Zola's The Ladies' Delight is based on an acclaimed, vivid and modern translation by Robin Buss, who has also introduced the novel. The Ladies' Delight is the glittering Paris department store run by Octave Mouret. He has used charm and drive to become director of this mighty emporium, unscrupulously exploiting his young female staff and seducing his lady customers with luxurious displays of shimmering silks, satins, velvets and lace. Then Denise Baudu, a nave provincial girl, becomes an assistant at the store - and Mouret discovers that he in turn can also be enchanted. With its greedy customers, gossiping staff and vibrant sense of theatre, The Ladies' Delight ( Au Bonheur des Dames in the original French) is one of the most richly exciting novels in Zola's Les Rougon-Macquart cycle. This edition also contains a bibliography, introduction, chronology and explanatory notes. Emile Zola (1840-1902) was the leading figure in the French school of naturalistic fiction. His principal work, Les Rougon-Macquart , is a panorama of mid-19th century French life, in a cycle of 20 novels which Zola wrote over a period of 22 years, including Au Bonheur des Dames (1883), The Beast Within (1890), Nana (1880), and The Drinking Den (1877). 'A complete page-turner about the consumer society, greed, fashion and instant gratification' India Knight 'A fine translation' The Times Literary Supplement Fiction Fiction eBook, Penguin Books Ltd

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Au Bonheur Des Dames
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Zola, Emile

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Au Bonheur Des Dames

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Through charm, drive, and diligent effort Octave Mouret has become the director of one of the finest new department stores in Paris, Au Bonheur des Dames. Supremely aware of the power of his position, Mouret seeks to exploit the desire that his luxuriantly displayed merchandise arouses in the ladies who shop, and the aspirations of the young female assistants he employs. Charting the beginnings of the capitalist economy and bourgeois society, Zola captures in lavish detail the greedy customers and gossiping staff, and the obsession with image, fashion, and gratification that was a phenomenon of nineteenth-century French consumer society. Of all Zola's novels, this may be the one with the most relevance for our own time.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780140447835
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0140447830
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Publishing year: 2002
Publisher: PENGUIN CLASSICS
464 Pages
Weight: 0,304 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0140447830

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