By Stefan Zweig,William Rose,Dorothy Rose
This biography of 1 vintage writer by means of one other is full of Zweig’s attribute mental insights. He portrays the power and “exuberance of mind's eye” that produced a few thousand characters in l. a. comédie humaine, in addition to the day-by-day info of the coffee-chugging writer’s lifestyles, his manic writing time table, approach to correcting proofs, facing publishers and reviewers, signing contracts, doing advertising and publicity.
Balzac blends biography and literary historical past in a hugely readable quantity that might train you French cultural historical past as you giggle out loud.
“[Balzac] is bound to entertain, teach and grace ... it's a murals, ... alive with the teeming lifetime of its version ... it truly is real either to proof and to the extra elusive mental and non secular fact of a guy who ... has remained some of the most mysterious of significant creators.” – Henri Peyre, Sterling professor of French Literature, Yale college, the recent York Times
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