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on July 4, 2009
My first Honore de Balzac read, fascinating tale in flamboyant prose rings true in 2009 as it did three hundred years ago. Tale of a mediocre student whose family money allows him a life of indolence and excess. I loved the way he and his fiance offered studied indifference during the financial negotiations of the marriage. His mother-in-law's avarice and need to control and the groom's idiocy are so perfect and so very sad. I wanted the story to go on, a sequel perhaps. I shall read more of de Balzac and perhaps will find one.
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on March 5, 2012
A secretly impoverished French nobleman decides to marry a secretly impoverished proud beauty and her solicitor tries to get the nobleman to agree to a marriage contract without seeing any money from it.

I don't like golddigger stories whether male or female, and in this case both parties were out for the money (nor was the story interesting or humorous) so I quit.
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on August 6, 2014
I found it very boring.I kept waiting for something to happen to make it interesting .I did not like the
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