Lost Illusions

Author(s): Honore de Balzac

black penguin classics

Lucien Chardon, an aspiring young author, leaves his small provincial hometown and attempts to succeed in the Parisian literary circles of the early 19th century.

$27.99(AUD)

Available Stock:
0

Order this Item


Add to Wishlist


Product Information

Balzac was born in 1799, the son of a civil servant. At the age of thirty - heavily in debt and with an unsucessful past behind him - he started work on the first of what were to become a total of ninety novels and short stories that make up The Human Comedy. He died in 1850. Herbert J. Hunt has been a Fellow at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford, Professor of French Language and Literature at London University, and Senior Fellow at Warwick University. He published books on literature and thought in nineteenth-century France, and was the author of a biography of Balzac. he died in 1973.

General Fields

  • : 9780140442519
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : 0.49
  • : November 1976
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 30mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Honore de Balzac
  • : Paperback
  • : 2004
  • : English
  • : 843.7
  • : 720