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Calvary A Novel By Octave Mirbeau
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A Chambermaid's Diary By Octave Mirbeau
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Le Journal d'une Femme de Chambre By Octave Mirbeau
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Le Calvaire [French] By Octave Mirbeau
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Le Calvaire (Calvary) is a novel written by the French journalist, novelist and playwright Octave Mirbeau, and published by Ollendorff in 1886.Le Calvaire is a largely autobiographical novel, in... More > which Mirbeau romanticizes his devastating affair with a woman of dubious morals, Judith Vinmer, who appears as "Juliette Roux" in the novel.The story is narrated in the first person by the main character, the antihero Jean Mintie, who has literary ambition and the potential to become a good writer, is incapable of overcoming his sexual obsessions. Victimized by a woman and reduced to a state of humiliated impotence, he tries to transform his suffering into an impulse to create. His redemptive passion is modeled on the Passion of Christ. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Calvaire Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Les souvenirs d'un pauvre diable By Octave Mirbeau
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Adaption théatrale d'un Conte cruel d'Octave Mirbeau "Les souvenirs d'un pauvre diable". Adaptation écrite et réalisée par Anne Revel-Bertrand
Marie Claire By Marguerite Audoux
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Marie-Claire is a novel by Marguerite Audoux published in 1910 by Fasquelle and which received the same year the Femina prize, which forbade her to receive the Prix Goncourt, awarded a week later,... More > despite the support of Octave Mirbeau , author of the preface. It is the first work of its author and as such the most autobiographical. The novel sold more than 100,000 copies.< Less
In the Penal Colony By Franz Kafka
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The story is set in an unnamed penal colony. Internal clues and the setting on an island suggest Octave Mirbeau's The Torture Garden as an influence. As in some of Kafka's other writings, the... More > narrator in this story seems detached from, or perhaps numbed by, events that one would normally expect to be registered with horror. In the Penal Colony describes the last use of an elaborate torture and execution device that carves the sentence of the condemned prisoner on his skin in a script before letting him die, all in the course of twelve hours. As the plot unfolds, the reader learns more and more about the machine, including its origin, and original justification.< Less
Petite Lotte - Simone Bodève By Dominique Hoffman
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Originally published in French in 1907 by Bonvallot-Jouve and in 1912 by Librairie Paul Ollendorff Paris, La Petite Lotte by Simone Bodève (1876-1921) was nominated for the French Prix... More > Goncourt. It has received critical acclaim by Romain Rolland, Octave Mirbeau, George de Bouhelier, Claire Geniaux. It is considered to be the first novel about the urban working class by a female working class author. It should be seen as an important social document. It follows the literary tradition of realism set by Emile Zola and tells the story of Charlotte Bugeot who was born in Paris in 1880 and worked in the fashion industry manufacturing artificial flowers. Now for the first time, this novel is available in English.< Less

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