The Rush for the Spoil, Book Two of Rougon-Macquart Cycle

Émile Zola (1840 - 1902)
Translated by Henry Vizetelly (1820 - 1894)

Book Two of Zola's 20-volume Rougon-Macquart Cycle. "The Rush for the Spoil" ("La Curee") concerns Aristide Siccard (once Aristide Rougon) and his family, who come to Paris during the Second Empire, and "make a killing", as they say, in land speculation. - Summary by Mark Leder

Genre(s): Culture & Heritage Fiction, General Fiction, Historical Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Preface Mark Leder
00:15:00
Play 01 Chapter One, Part One Mark Leder
00:54:21
Play 02 Chapter One, Part Two Mark Leder
00:58:38
Play 03 Chapter Two, Part One Mark Leder
01:09:19
Play 04 Chapter Two, Part Two Mark Leder
01:02:45
Play 05 Chapter Three, Part One Mark Leder
00:42:34
Play 06 Chapter Three, Part Two Mark Leder
01:03:17
Play 07 Chapter Four, Part One Mark Leder
01:01:51
Play 08 Chapter Four, Part Two Mark Leder
01:14:26
Play 09 Chapter Five, Part One Mark Leder
00:50:47
Play 10 Chapter Five, Part Two Mark Leder
00:46:22
Play 11 Chapter Five, Part Three Mark Leder
00:37:50
Play 12 Chapter Six, Part One Mark Leder
00:57:28
Play 13 Chapter Six, Part Two Mark Leder
01:02:22
Play 14 Chapter Seven Mark Leder
00:56:05