I must have read hundreds of books in my lifetime (maybe more? I feel a bit of maths coming on!) but for some reason, scenes from ‘ 403 more words
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This book is a little bit dark but actually quite fabulous. Therese Raquin is my first Zola but won’t be my last. Set in nineteenth century France (Vernon then Paris), it tells the turbulent tale of protagonist Therese, her sickly husband, his mother and her lover. 95 more words
Thérèse Raquin was published when Zola was twenty-seven. It was his first book to be translated and published in England by the Vizetellys.
Not for the faint of heart, the first appearance was three installments in Houssaye’s… 476 more words