The Firm of Nucingen

Honoré de Balzac (1799 - 1850)
Translated by Ellen Marriage (1865 - 1946)

Part of the Comedie Humane and a "supplementary" tale to go with Father Goriot and Gobseck. Nucingen is the married family name of one of Father Goriot's daughters. "James Waring" is a pseudonym of Ellen Marriage (Balzac was considered sometimes too racy by the Victorian Age). (Summary by JCarson)

Genre(s): General Fiction

Language: English

Group: Balzac's Human Comedy

Section Chapter Reader Time
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