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The Disappearance of Emile Zola: Love, Literature and the Dreyfus Case (Paperback)
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The Disappearance of Emile Zola: Love, Literature and the Dreyfus Case (Paperback)

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Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 04/01/2018
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Pronounced guilty of libel and sentenced to a year in prison, novelist Emile Zola went on the run. Zola's crime had been to defend a wrongly convicted man, in what became known as the Dreyfus Affair.

Fleeing the French state with just hours to spare he ended up living in the suburbs of south London unable to speak a word of English.

Michael Rosen brings to life the sleepy world of late Victorian suburbia, Zola's turbulent politics and his tangled private life. Desperate to write a novel, he was also trying to balance the extremely delicate matter of the two women in his life - one the mother of his children, the other his wife.

The Disappearance of Emile Zola is the incredible true story of a writer's personal bravery in the face of the greatest political scandal of the age.

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571312023
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 267 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 19 mm
Edition: Main


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