Tag Archives: Honore de Balzac

Honore de Balzac, “Pere Goriot”

Wouldn’t it be fun to know how many library books circulate without ever getting read? I haven’t had a library card in 25 years so I’m just getting used to the new freedom of choice that lets me bring books … Continue reading

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Guy de Maupassant, “Bel-Ami”

Bel-Ami has been a favorite of mine for some time, and I picked it up again recently because I’d heard about the film version starring Robert Pattinson. Be still, my heart! I’m not sure Pattinson is a fabulous actor but … Continue reading

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