Honore de Balzac

Honore de Balzac

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: French

Occupation: Novelist

Biography: Honoré de Balzac was a French novelist and playwright. His magnum opus was a sequence of short stories and novels collectively entitled La Comédie humaine, which presents a panorama of French life in the years after the 1815 fall of Napoleon.

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Source/Notes: Letters of Two Brides (2011 edition), The Floating Press - ISBN: 9781775453550
Source/Notes: The Physiology of Marriage and Pierre Grassou (2005 edition), Cosimo, Inc. - ISBN: 9781596057098
Source/Notes: In French: "Le mot de la chevalerie est aussi le mot de la sagesse : les servir toutes, n'en aimer qu'une" - Les femmes (published in 1856), p. 19

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