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Published: 15 September 2008

320 Pages | 1 map

ISBN: 9780199536924

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The Kill

Émile Zola
Translated by Brian Nelson

Oxford World's Classics

  • The first translation into English since 1895
  • The Kill is the second volume in Zola's great cycle of twenty novels, Les Rougon-Macquart, and the first to establish Paris as the centre of Zola's narrative world
  • Regarded as Zola's finest novel before L'Assommoir and one of the most important novels about nineteenth-century Paris and its rebuilding under Baron Haussmann
  • Superb translation by Brian Nelson perfectly captures the energy of the original

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