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The Wild Ass's Skin

Honore de Balzac - Author

Herbert J. Hunt - Translator

Herbert J. Hunt - Introduction by

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ISBN 9780140443301 | 288 pages | 29 Sep 1977 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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Balzac is concerned with the choice between ruthless self-gratification and asceticism, dissipation and restraint, in a novel that is powerful in its symbolism and realistic depiction of decadence.