A Harlot High and Low by Honoré de Balzac

By Honoré de Balzac

Good-looking would-be poet Lucien Chardon is negative and naive, yet hugely bold. Failing to make his identify in his boring provincial homeland, he's taken up by way of a patroness, the attractive married girl Madame de Bargeton, and prepares to forge his manner within the glamorous beau monde of Paris. yet Lucien has entered a global way more harmful than he discovered, as Madame de Bargeton's recognition turns into compromised and the fickle, venomous denizens of the courts and salons conspire to maintain him out in their ranks. Lucien finally learns that, anyplace he is going, expertise counts for not anything compared to cash, intrigue and unscrupulousness. "Lost Illusions" is without doubt one of the maximum novels within the wealthy procession of the Comedie humaine, Balzac's panoramic social and ethical historical past of his occasions.

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Traduction de Jacqueline Risset, revue et corrigée pour cette édition.

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Le avrebbero messo targhe false del Massachusetts e l'avrebbero riempita di tutto il ciarpame che una tipica commessa di grande magazzino tiene in macchina. «Adesso a dormire», esclamò Duffy. » Così terminò il decimo giorno. Duffy mi portò ciambelle e caffè in camera per colazione, il mattino presto dell'undicesimo giorno. Eravamo lei e io soli. Rivedemmo l'intero piano per l'ultima volta. Mi mostrò le foto dell'agente che aveva inserito cinquantotto giorni prima, una bionda di trent'anni che si era fatta assumere alla Bizarre Bazaar col nome di Teresa Daniel.

Salii dal lato del passeggero. Duffy attraversò sei corsie e puntò verso l'imboccatura di un tunnel che conduceva alla Mass Pike. «Zachary Beck ha un figlio», disse. Prese una curva in galleria a gran velocità, poi il tunnel finì e uscimmo nella debole luce di aprile, poco oltre Fenway. «È matricola al college», continuò. «Un piccolo istituto di secondaria importanza dove si insegnano belle arti, guarda caso non molto lontano da qui. Abbiamo parlato con un compagno di classe: in cambio gli abbiamo detto che chiuderemo un occhio su un problema di cannabis.

Mi superò, raggiunse la porta sul retro e mi fece cenno di seguirlo. Presi il proiettile, lo strinsi nel palmo e lo seguii. La porta posteriore emise un bip quando passammo. Un altro metal detector, ben integrato nel telaio, ma non c'erano allarmi anti-intrusione. La sicurezza era affidata al mare, al muro e al filo spinato. Oltre la porta posteriore c'era un portico freddo e umido, poi ancora un'altra controporta sgangherata che conduceva in cortile. Questo altro non era che la punta del promontorio roccioso, larga un centinaio di metri e di forma semicircolare.

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