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Published: 26 June 2018

384 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198748250

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His Excellency Eugène Rougon

Émile Zola
Brian Nelson

Oxford World's Classics

  • The first modern translation for more than fifty years and the first critical edition of His Excellency Eugene Rougon, the sixth novel in Zola's Rougon-Macquart series
  • Set during the time of Louis-Napoleon's coup d'etat in 1851, the exciting events establish the symbolic links between a tainted family and the diseased society of the Second Empire
  • Only the second new translation since the nineteenth century
  • Brian Nelson is the established translator of five other Zola novels in Oxford World's Classics
  • Includes chronology, bibliography, and explanatory notes