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The Resource The beast within, Emile Zola ; translated with an introduction and notes by Roger Whitehouse

The beast within, Emile Zola ; translated with an introduction and notes by Roger Whitehouse

Label
The beast within
Title
The beast within
Statement of responsibility
Emile Zola ; translated with an introduction and notes by Roger Whitehouse
Title variation
  • Human desire
  • Human beast
  • Beast in man
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"Roubaud is consumed by a jealous rage when he discovers a sordid secret about his lovely young wife's past. The only way he can rest is by forcing her to help him murder the man involved, but there is a witness - Jacques Lantier, a fellow railway employee. Jacques, meanwhile, must contend with his own terrible impulses, for every time he sees a women he feels an overwhelming desire to kill. In the company of Roubaud's wife, Severine, he finds peace briefly, yet his feelings for her soon bring disastrous consequences."--BOOK JACKET
Member of
Summary
Jacques Lanier, an engineer, inherits the streak of insanity that runs through his family, and he wants to murder women
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10143574
Cataloging source
BT
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1840-1902
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Zola, Emile
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the French
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Whitehouse, Roger
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True
Series statement
Penguin classics
Series volume
0017
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Paris (France)
Target audience
adult
Label
The beast within, Emile Zola ; translated with an introduction and notes by Roger Whitehouse
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published in French in 1890 as La Bete humaine
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [xlvi]-xlvii
Control code
000042633107
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
  • New ed. /
  • translated with an introduction and notes by Roger Whitehouse.
Extent
liv, 405 p.
Isbn
9780140449631
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
The beast within, Emile Zola ; translated with an introduction and notes by Roger Whitehouse
Publication
Note
First published in French in 1890 as La Bete humaine
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [xlvi]-xlvii
Control code
000042633107
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
  • New ed. /
  • translated with an introduction and notes by Roger Whitehouse.
Extent
liv, 405 p.
Isbn
9780140449631
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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