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Published: 01 November 2017

592 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198801894

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La Debacle


Emile Zola
Elinor Dorday and Edited by Robert Lethbridge

Oxford World's Classics

  • A compelling translation of one of Zola's most powerful novels, the nineteenth work in his famous Rougon-Macquart series that traces the fortunes of a family over five generations
  • La Debacle is a vivid portrayal of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1. It provides a graphic depiction of the disorganized and brutal war
  • Includes an updated bibliography, chronology of the author, and helpful explanatory notes
  • La Debacle has been described as a "seminal" work for all modern depictions of war
  • The bestselling of all of Zola's novels during his lifetime