The Unruly Passions of Eugénie R

The Unruly Passions of Eugénie R

Book - 2012
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Love, war, and commerce converge in this lush, epic story of a woman who follows her love to Paris, only to find herself marooned, pregnant, and penniless. Set around France's Second Empire, where absinthe, prostitution, vast wealth, and cataclysmic social upheaval abound, this novel delicately explores the contrary requirements of a woman's survival--and her determination to recover the daughter she gave away.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2012
ISBN: 9780547553092
Characteristics: xi, 419 p. ; 24 cm


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bdemian Nov 05, 2012

Richly evocative of times but the fairly interesting, if not particularly original, plot gets bogged down in solipsistic meanderings that sound straight out of an undergrad seminar.


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