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Classic French Fiction: Emile Zola's 'Thérèse Raquin' and 'La Bête Humaine'

Two lovers who can’t keep their hands off each other’s bodies and who have sex on the floor; an inconvenient and unattractive husband who it is necessary to get out of the way. 23 more words

Littérature

Therese Raquin and her overactive woman's conscience

I have never read Zola. Well, that’s not quite true, I read about 40 pages of Germinal  years ago. It has traveled house with me twice. 2,139 more words

Books

‘Thérèse Raquin’ by Émile Zola

Thérèse Raquin by Émile Zola was first published in 1867 and was Zola’s first real success. The story is quite simple and was based on a newspaper article, though F.W.J. 1,422 more words

Émile Zola

'Thérèse Raquin' by Émile Zola

Thérèse Raquin by Émile Zola was first published in 1867 and was Zola’s first real success. The story is quite simple and was based on a newspaper article, though F.W.J. 1,423 more words

Fiction

"Thérèse Raquin" by Émile Zola (1867) - book review

One of the few books I have read three times –first as a fairly impressionable student, then in my early far-flung thirties and now recently again once I reluctantly hit the 50 mark and the point of no return. 501 more words

Books

Thérèse Raquin by Émile Zola

It’s been a while since I read any Zola (despite my best efforts to do so!) I loved L’Assommoir and his style of writing overall so, to be honest, it was inevitable how I was going to feel about this novel!  2,162 more words

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Thérèse Raquin: From The Shadows of Desire

I first encountered Émile Zola’s anti-love story Thérèse Raquin, by that giant of 19th century French literature that gave us J’accuse, sometime in the winter of 2006 when recovering from my first genuine French love affair. 893 more words

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