Sarrasine

Sarrasine

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Published by Honoré de Balzac in the tempestuous year of 1830, the tale follows the undulating pathways
of Sarrasine the sculptor’s shocking journey to his coming of age. As one of the “fathers of realism” Balzac
painted with his words a vivid portrait of life in the swirling salons of Europe at the end of the Bourbon
monarchy, and we follow Sarrasine from France to Italy in search of both his métier and his muse. However
it is also the story of La Zambinella, an Italian singer with whom Sarrasine falls madly and passionately ...
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    Sarrasine
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