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ISBN: 9780199664788


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The Conquest of Plassans

Émile Zola
Helen Constantine and Patrick McGuinness

Oxford World's Classics

  • The first modern translation for more than fifty years and the first critical edition of The Conquest of Plassans, the fourth novel in Zola's Rougon-Macquart series.
  • Features members of the Rougon-Macquart family first introduced in The Fortune of the Rougons.
  • A fascinating study of French provincial life and the power struggles between clergy and local government, involving political intrigue, corruption, vote-rigging, financial scandal and other topical issues.
  • Excellent new translation by Helen Constantine.
  • Fascinating introduction and helpful notes by Man Booker Prize nominated novelist and poet Patrick McGuinness.
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