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Published: 28 September 2009

320 Pages

5-1/4 x 7-3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199555840

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The Belly of Paris

Emile Zola and Brian Nelson

Oxford World's Classics

  • This is the first English translation of Le Ventre de Paris for fifty years.
  • Brian Nelson's lively translation captures the spirit of Zola's world.
  • The Introduction explores the use of food in the novel to represent social class, social attitudes, political conflicts and other aspect of the culture of the times.
  • The bibliography and notes ensure that this is the most critically up-to-date edition of the novel in print.

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