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Anokatony on June 23, at 2: The book is set almost entirely in the fictional town of Plassans which as discussed elsewhere is based on Aix en Provence. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. For details of the CAL licence for educational institutions contact: The ending is extremely powerful.

And slowly, Zola drove us crazy until the end. Octave de Condamin M. Jul 10, Sarah Alami rated it cknquete was amazing. I still hear the low base lpassans in my skull. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The ending is shocking and I will not reveal it here.

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Notify me of new comments via email. Once it gets rolling it’s conqiete good, quick read. Will this one be better? On the face of it this could have been a relatively dull series of political observations, but instead by the end it is almost a melodrama, such is the anticlerical fury which Zola instils in his work.


In other words, he comments on the great issues of his time that reverberate timelessly. Les Rougon-Macquart 1 – 10 of 20 books. Want to Read saving…. Le Ventre de Paris. Oh, such prophecies, in the old and wise! Within Plassans the majority of the action takes place in the Mouret’s house and the Church of Saint Saturnin. Someday, I might actually be able to read all the volumes in sequencemaybe.

I need to google the order in which these Zola books ordered. Even his minor character don’t feel like cardboard cutouts, but perhaps I just don’t see them like others might, and I’ll acknowledge it here and now.

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Similar with other Zola’s books in this family saga, the story began beautifully with the image of a happy family staying together. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. La rovina di una famiglia borghese a causa dell’ambizione smodata di un uomo. The Faujas infiltrated Plassans to return to the city in favor of Bonapartist power. Please share your thoughts and join the conversation! I’ve never had difficulty in suspending my disbelief in literature, for the sake of a good story, but this one, for some reason stretches the very bounds of cockeyed credulity.

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This is my 4th. If you do not care about order, this book might be best read right after book 1 The Fortune of the Rougons. This page was last edited on 21 Julyat It was difficult to keep track, let alone care. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. I gave the book 5 stars because Zola is a genius, but that being said, there was a bit too much repetition of certain thematic material, to the point approaching melodrama.

Francois suggests that his wife lead an effort to start a home for young girls. I felt certain I’d read the equivalent of two thousand pages when I looked up to see ” more to go”.

Other books in the series. The descent into madness seemed a bit rapid for me but this is a quibble. More than half of Zola’s novels were part of a set of 20 books collectively known as Les Rougon-Macquart.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This is an excellent book! To view it, click here. Hello Pam, good to hear from you again, and thank you so much for alerting me to Behold the Stars!