The Downfall

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Sprache - Englisch

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In the middle of the broad, fertile plain that stretches away in the direction of the Rhine, a mile and a quarter from Mülhausen, the camp was pitched. In the fitful light of the overcast August day, beneath the lowering sky that was filled with heavy drifting clouds, the long lines of squat white shelter-tents seemed to cower closer to the ground, and the muskets, stacked at regular intervals along the regimental fronts, made little spots of brightness, while over all the sentries with loaded pieces kept watch and ward, motionless as statues, straining.


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Émile Zola (1840–1902) was a French novelist, journalist, and playwright, who is known as a pioneer of the naturalist movement in literature. His work is characterized by its unflinching depiction of society, especially the underclasses, and his acute observation of the environment's impact on human behavior. Zola's literary output was prolific and influential, with his Les Rougon-Macquart series extending over twenty novels, including

Produkt Details

Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 596 Seiten

Größe: 889,1 KB

ISBN: 8596547312376

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