Therese Raquin

Therese Raquin

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Therese Raquin is bored by her loveless marriage to her sickly cousin, and allows herself to be swept away by lust and excitement when she meets his earthy and sensual friend Laurent. But the animal passion between them will result in a terrible crime - one that will haunt them for ever. Books that save lives come in one colour Choose (Penguin Classics) Red, Save Lives Penguin Classics has partnered with (Product) Red to bring you our selection of some of the best books ever written. We will be contributing 50 per cent of the profits from the sale of (Penguin Classics) Red editions to the Global Fund to help eliminate AIDS in Africa. Now great books can help save lives.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 8mm | 158.76g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141194359
  • 9780141194356
  • 653,435

About Emile Zola

Emile Zola (1840-1902) was the leading figure in the French school of naturalistic fiction. His principal work, Les Rougon-Macquart, is a panorama of mid-19th century French life, in a cycle of 20 novels which Zola wrote over a period of 22 years.
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