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P F Collier & Son
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Dec 31, 1917
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This comprehensive eBook presents the complete Human Comedy of Honoré de Balzac in English, with beautiful illustrations, concise introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (28MB Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Balzac's life and works
* Concise introductions to the novels and other works
* The COMPLETE 'La ComÈdie humaine' in English translation
* The whole series is precisely organised into Balzac's plan
* Includes Balzac's introduction AVANT-PROPOS
* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Famous works such as FATHER GORIOT, COUSIN BETTY, THE MAGIC SKIN and many more are illustrated with their original artwork
* Balzac's five plays
* Criticism section, with seven essays by writers such as Henry James and Leslie Stephen, evaluating Balzac's contribution to literature
* Features five biographies - discover in depth Balzac's literary life!
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres
* Special CHARACTERS resource, with information on all members of the cast 'La Comédie humaine', with references to the novels and stories they appear in

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CONTENTS:

THE HUMAN COMEDY

THE HISTORY OF 'LA COM…DIE HUMAINE'
AVANT-PROPOS (PREFACE)

THE COMPLETE HUMAN COMEDY - OVER 110 NOVELS AND STORIES (too many to list)

The Short Stories
DROLL STORIES
THE NAPOLEON OF THE PEOPLE

The Plays
INTRODUCTION TO BALZAC'S DRAMAS by J. Walker McSpadden
VAUTRIN
THE RESOURCES OF QUINOLA
PAMELA GIRAUD
THE STEPMOTHER
MERCADET

RESOURCES

The Criticism
HONOR… DE BALZAC by Henry James
A LETTER, 1883 by Robert Louis Stevenson
BALZAC by John Cowper Powys
BALZAC'S NOVELS by Leslie Stephen
BALZAC by William Ernest Henley
BALZAC AS A DRAMATIST by Epiphanius Wilson
THE NOVEL by D. H. Lawrence

The Biographies
HONOR… DE BALZAC by Albert Keim and Louis Lumet
HONOR… DE BALZAC, HIS LIFE AND WRITINGS by Mary F. Sandars
BALZAC AND MADAME HANSKA by Elbert Hubbard
BALZAC by Frederick Lawton
WOMEN IN THE LIFE OF BALZAC by Juanita Helm Floyd

Glossary of Characters in 'La ComÈdie humaine'

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INDEX
VOLUME I.
GUY DE MAUPASSANT
BOULE DE SUIF
TWO FRIENDS
THE LANCER'S WIFE
THE PRISONERS
TWO LITTLE SOLDIERS
FATHER MILON
A COUP D'ETAT
LIEUTENANT LARE'S MARRIAGE
THE HORRIBLE
MADAME PARISSE
MADEMOISELLE FIFI
A DUEL
ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES, Vol. 2.
VOLUME II.
THE COLONEL'S IDEAS
MOTHER SAUVAGE
EPIPHANY
THE MUSTACHE
MADAME BAPTISTE
THE QUESTION OF LATIN
A MEETING
THE BLIND MAN
INDISCRETION
A FAMILY AFFAIR
BESIDE SCHOPENHAUER'S CORPSE
ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES, Vol. 3.
VOLUME III.
MISS HARRIET
LITTLE LOUISE ROQUE
THE DONKEY
MOIRON
THE DISPENSER OF HOLY WATER
A PARRICIDE
BERTHA
THE PATRON
THE DOOR
A SALE
THE IMPOLITE SEX
A WEDDING GIFT
THE RELIC
"To the Abbe Louis d'Ennemare, at Soissons.
ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES, Vol. 4.
VOLUME IV.
THE MORIBUND
THE GAMEKEEPER
THE STORY OF A FARM GIRL
PART I
PART II
PART III
PART IV
PART V
THE WRECK
It was yesterday, the 31st of December.
THEODULE SABOT'S CONFESSION
THE WRONG HOUSE
THE DIAMOND NECKLACE
THE MARQUIS DE FUMEROL
THE TRIP OF LE HORLA
FAREWELL!
THE WOLF
THE INN
ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES, Vol. 5.
VOLUME V.
MONSIEUR PARENT
QUEEN HORTENSE
TIMBUCTOO
TOMBSTONES
MADEMOISELLE PEARL
THE THIEF
CLAIR DE LUNE
WAITER, A "BOCK"
AFTER
"My darlings," said the comtesse, "you might go to bed."
FORGIVENESS
IN THE SPRING
A QUEER NIGHT IN PARIS
ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES, Vol. 6.
VOLUME VI.
THAT COSTLY RIDE
USELESS BEAUTY
I
THE FATHER
I
MY UNCLE SOSTHENES
THE BARONESS
MOTHER AND SON
THE HAND
A TRESS OF HAIR
ON THE RIVER
THE CRIPPLE
A STROLL
ALEXANDRE
THE LOG
JULIE ROMAIN
THE RONDOLI SISTERS
I
ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES, Vol. 7.
VOLUME VII.
THE FALSE GEMS
FASCINATION
YVETTE SAMORIS
"The Comtesse Samoris."
A VENDETTA
MY TWENTY-FIVE DAYS
"THE TERROR"
LEGEND OF MONT ST. MICHEL
A NEW YEAR'S GIFT
FRIEND PATIENCE
What became of Leremy?"
ABANDONED
THE MAISON TELLIER
PART II
PART III
DENIS
MY WIFE
THE UNKNOWN
THE APPARITION
ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES, Vol. 8.
VOLUME VIII.
CLOCHETTE
THE KISS
THE LEGION OF HONOR
THE TEST
FOUND ON A DROWNED MAN
THE ORPHAN
THE BEGGAR
He had seen better days, despite his present misery and infirmities.
THE RABBIT
HIS AVENGER
MY UNCLE JULES
THE MODEL
A VAGABOND
THE FISHING HOLE
THE SPASM
IN THE WOOD
MARTINE
ALL OVER
THE PARROT
I
THE PIECE OF STRING
ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES, Vol. 9.
VOLUME IX.
TOINE
MADAME HUSSON'S "ROSIER"
THE ADOPTED SON
COWARD
OLD MONGILET
MOONLIGHT
THE FIRST SNOWFALL
SUNDAYS OF A BOURGEOIS
A RECOLLECTION
OUR LETTERS
THE LOVE OF LONG AGO
FRIEND JOSEPH
THE EFFEMINATES
OLD AMABLE
ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES, Vol. 10.
VOLUME X.
THE CHRISTENING
"Well doctor, a little brandy?"
THE FARMER'S WIFE
Said the Baron Rene du Treilles to me:
THE DEVIL
THE SNIPE
THE WILL
WALTER SCHNAFFS' ADVENTURE
AT SEA
The following paragraphs recently appeared in the papers:
MINUET
THE SON
THAT PIG OF A MORIN
SAINT ANTHONY
LASTING LOVE
PIERROT
A NORMANDY JOKE
FATHER MATTHEW
ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES, Vol. 11.
VOLUME XI.
THE UMBRELLA
BELHOMME'S BEAST
DISCOVERY
THE ACCURSED BREAD
THE DOWRY
THE DIARY OF A MADMAN
THE MASK
THE PENGUINS' ROCK
This is the season for penguins.
A FAMILY
SUICIDES
To Georges Legrand.
AN ARTIFICE
DREAMS
SIMON'S PAPA
ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES, Vol. 12.
VOLUME XII.
THE CHILD
A COUNTRY EXCURSION
ROSE
ROSALIE PRUDENT
REGRET
A SISTER'S CONFESSION
COCO
DEAD WOMAN'S SECRET
A HUMBLE DRAMA
MADEMOISELLE COCOTTE
THE CORSICAN BANDIT
THE GRAVE
ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES, Vol. 13.
VOLUME XIII.
OLD JUDAS
THE LITTLE CASK
BOITELLE
A WIDOW
THE ENGLISHMAN OF ETRETAT
MAGNETISM
A FATHER'S CONFESSION
A MOTHER OF MONSTERS
AN UNCOMFORTABLE BED
A PORTRAIT
THE DRUNKARD
THE WARDROBE
THE MOUNTAIN POOL
A CREMATION
MISTI
MADAME HERMET
THE MAGIC COUCH
This comprehensive eBook presents the complete Human Comedy of Honoré de Balzac in English, with beautiful illustrations, concise introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (28MB Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Balzac's life and works
* Concise introductions to the novels and other works
* The COMPLETE 'La ComÈdie humaine' in English translation
* The whole series is precisely organised into Balzac's plan
* Includes Balzac's introduction AVANT-PROPOS
* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Famous works such as FATHER GORIOT, COUSIN BETTY, THE MAGIC SKIN and many more are illustrated with their original artwork
* Balzac's five plays
* Criticism section, with seven essays by writers such as Henry James and Leslie Stephen, evaluating Balzac's contribution to literature
* Features five biographies - discover in depth Balzac's literary life!
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres
* Special CHARACTERS resource, with information on all members of the cast 'La Comédie humaine', with references to the novels and stories they appear in

Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse our range of exciting titles.

CONTENTS:

THE HUMAN COMEDY

THE HISTORY OF 'LA COM…DIE HUMAINE'
AVANT-PROPOS (PREFACE)

THE COMPLETE HUMAN COMEDY - OVER 110 NOVELS AND STORIES (too many to list)

The Short Stories
DROLL STORIES
THE NAPOLEON OF THE PEOPLE

The Plays
INTRODUCTION TO BALZAC'S DRAMAS by J. Walker McSpadden
VAUTRIN
THE RESOURCES OF QUINOLA
PAMELA GIRAUD
THE STEPMOTHER
MERCADET

RESOURCES

The Criticism
HONOR… DE BALZAC by Henry James
A LETTER, 1883 by Robert Louis Stevenson
BALZAC by John Cowper Powys
BALZAC'S NOVELS by Leslie Stephen
BALZAC by William Ernest Henley
BALZAC AS A DRAMATIST by Epiphanius Wilson
THE NOVEL by D. H. Lawrence

The Biographies
HONOR… DE BALZAC by Albert Keim and Louis Lumet
HONOR… DE BALZAC, HIS LIFE AND WRITINGS by Mary F. Sandars
BALZAC AND MADAME HANSKA by Elbert Hubbard
BALZAC by Frederick Lawton
WOMEN IN THE LIFE OF BALZAC by Juanita Helm Floyd

Glossary of Characters in 'La ComÈdie humaine'

Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to view the full list
The works of Guy de Maupassant, the undisputed master of the short story, are still among the most widely read masterpieces of French literature today. This comprehensive eBook presents Maupassant’s complete novels, stories, poetry and non-fiction, with numerous illustrations, introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Maupassant’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts
* ALL 6 novels, with individual contents tables
* Includes the rare novels MONT ORIOL and NOTRE COEUR appearing here for the first time in digital publishing
* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Famous works such as BEL-AMI are fully illustrated with their original artwork
* 288 short stories – the largest collection of Maupassant’s short stories available in English
* Special chronological and alphabetical for the short stories
* Easily locate the short stories you want to read
* Three plays, including the scarce first play A TALE OF OLD TIMES
* Includes Maupassant’s complete travel books – spend hours exploring the author’s personal adventures
* Also includes the author’s rare collection of poetry
* Special criticism section, with essays by authors such as Leo Tolstoy, Henry James and Joseph Conrad, evaluating Maupassant’s contribution to literature
* Features the revealing biography written by the Maupassant’s valet, appearing here for the first time
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

Please note: a few minor works have never been translated in English and so cannot appear in the collection. When new translations enter the public domain they will be added to the eBook as a free update.

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CONTENTS:

The Novels
A LIFE
BEL-AMI
MONT ORIOL
PIERRE AND JEAN
STRONG AS DEATH
NOTRE COEUR

The Short Stories
LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Plays
A TALE OF OLD TIMES
MUSOTTE
A COMEDY OF MARRIAGE

The Poetry
DES VERS

The Travel Books
AU SOLEIL
SUR L’EAU
LA VIE ERRANTE

The Criticism
GUY DE MAUPASSANT by Joseph Conrad
INTRODUCTION TO THE WORKS OF GUY DE MAUPASSANT by Leo Tolstoy
GUY DE MAUPASSANT by Henry James
GUY DE MAUPASSANT: A STUDY by P. Neveux
GUY DE MAUPASSANT by John Cowper Powys
A NOTE ON MAUPASSANT by Brander Matthews

The Biography
RECOLLECTIONS OF GUY DE MAUPASSANT BY HIS VALET by Francois Tassart

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