Thérèse Raquin

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One of Zola's most famous realistic novels, Therese Raquin is a clinically observed, sinister tale of adultery and murder among the lower classes in nineteenth-century Parisian society. Zola's shocking tale dispassionately dissects the motivations of his characters--mere "human beasts," whokill in order to satisfy their lust--and stands as a key manifesto of the French Naturalist movement, of which the author was the founding father.
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The story of a girl trapped in an unhappy marriage to her first cousin so captivated the French writer Emile Zola that he explored it in multiple works, producing both a novel and a play based on the same core set of characters. The protagonist, Camille, becomes desperate and takes matters into her own hands, committing what may be the perfect crime in order to build a new life for herself. Will she get away with it, or will her paralyzing guilt give her away?

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title_display Thérèse Raquin
title_full Thérèse Raquin, Thérèse Raquin / Émile Zola ; translated and with an introduction by Leonard Tancock
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topic_facet Classic Literature, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller