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The Girl with the Golden Eyes

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The Girl with the Golden Eyes

By Honore De Balzac

Transaction Large Print, Paperback, Large Print, 9781412812603, 103pp.

Publication Date: June 5, 2009

Description
Balzac's erotically charged tale of a rich and ruthless young man in nineteenth-century Paris is a daring classic. The hero, jaded in his pursuit of pleasure and novelty, falls into an amorous entanglement with a mysterious beauty. Through his growing attachment to her, he falls deeper and deeper into a dangerous web of forbidden desire. Incest, homosexuality, sexual slavery, and violence combine in the shocking conclusion of this taboo-breaking work.