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Le Colonel ChabertLe Colonel Chabert est supposé avoir été tué sur le champ d'honneur dans l'une des batailles de Napoléon Laissé pour mort sur ​​le champ de bataille d'Eylau et ayant perdu sa mémoire il a passé un an dans un asile Le roman commence uand il revient à Paris Reading makes you read As you close one book several others seem to boom a circle of books starts revolving around one’s head Le Colonel Chabert expanded from my recent read of Berta Isla since the latter presents a variation of the theme treated earlier by Balzac view spoilerI also started it on Bastille Day and finished on the final day of the World Cup with France victorious hide spoiler

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EBOOK á EPUB Le Colonel Chabert ë 9782070411184 ✓ HONORé DE BALZAC ✓ [Reading] ➻ Le Colonel Chabert By Honoré de Balzac – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk Le Colonel Chabert est supposé avoir été tué sur le champ d'honneur dans l'une des batailles de Napoléon Laissé pour m la vie u'il avait laisse derrière lui seulement pour découvrir ue en son absence sa vie sa famille sa société son identité a changé Napoléon est déposée l'aristocratie est revenu au pouvoir comme si la révolution ne s'était jamais produit Sa femme croyant u This 1832 novella by Honoré de Balzac addresses a theme dealt with by many authors over the years the return of a presumed dead husband after his “widow” has remarried In this instance Colonel Chabert a favorite of Napoleon had been seen to receive a grievous and presumably lethal wound on the battlefield and was subseuently buried in a mass grave from which local farmers rescued him Amnesiac for several years he was cared for in an asylum Finally recovering his memories he sets out for Paris to search for his wife who had been a prostitute before he married her In fact he discovers that she has made a fashionable marriage to an aristocrat – she is now the Countess Ferraud and has had a couple of children Although her second husband has begun to tire of her her social position and continuing class aspirations determine that she has no interest in acknowledging her former husband’s return Chabert puts his case into the hands of the attorney Derville and the story explores the path by which the conundrum is resolvedIn this story Balzac is psychologically perceptive and acutely descriptive of personalities and settings making vivid the Parisian landscape and the social and cultural milieu in which his characters operate He draws a sharp contrast between the Napoleonic values of military heroism and personal rectitude and the Restoration emphasis on wealth and social rank This novella was apparently written immediately after Père Goriot and contains slight allusions to the characters in this latter novel especially Derville Each time I read one of Balzac’s novels I want to read English translations are readily available for those who prefer

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