Sunday, July 29, 2007

Honore de Balzac (1799-1850)

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It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that it is more difficult to be witty every day than to say pretty things from time to time.


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French writer who wrote 92 novels. In his The Lawyer in Literature, John Marshall Gest compares Balzac's French language art with Dickens for humour, Thackeray for satire, Meredeth for analysis, Poe for imagination, Swift for cynicism, Defoe for narrative, and with Sir Walter Scott who was Balzac's model.

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