9781419169182

The Letters Of Honore De Balzac

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  • ISBN13:

    9781419169182

  • ISBN10:

    1419169181

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-06-30
  • Publisher: Kessinger Pub

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Summary

The letters make a jump from 1822 to 1827, during which interval he had established, with borrowed capital, a printing house, and seen his enterprise completely fail. This failure saddled him with a mountain of debt which pressed upon him crushingly for years, and of which he rid himself only toward the close of his life. Balzac's debts are another labyrinth in which we do not profess to hold a clue. There is scarcely a page of these volumes in which they are not alluded to, but the reader never quite understands why they should bloom so perennially. The liabilities incurred by the collapse of the printing scheme can hardly have been so vast as not to have been for the most part cancelled by ten years of heroic work.

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