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    The Joy of Life (Paperback) By (author) Emile Zola, Edited by Ernest Alfred Vizetelly

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    DescriptionPauline Quenu, the daughter of shopkeepers in the Parisian business district Les Halles (see The Fat and the Thin, aka The Belly of Paris), is taken in by relatives on the coast of Normandy following the death of her parents. There, Pauline - kind and open-minded - is confronted with a gout-plagued host, his avaricious wife, and their lazy son, a morbid hypochondriac, whom she is expected to marry. While the family takes advantage of Pauline, using up the inheritance her parents left to her, Pauline is gradually transformed into a dejected and resigned young woman. Death and accident soon hang over the small house on the Norman coast...


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    Title
    The Joy of Life
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Emile Zola, Edited by Ernest Alfred Vizetelly
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 276
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 367 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781595690470
    ISBN 10: 1595690476
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FV
    BIC E4L: CLA
    BIC subject category V2: FC
    DC22: FIC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    BISAC V2.8: FIC014000
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Mondial
    Imprint name
    Mondial
    Publication date
    23 October 2006
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY