Colonel Chabert

by Honoré de Balzac, Carol Cosman
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Le Colonel Chabert is an 1832 novella by French novelist and playwright Honoré de Balzac. It is included in his series of novels known as La Comédie humaine, which depicts and parodies French society in the period of the Restoration and the July Monarchy. This novella, originally published in Le Constitutionnel, was adapted for six different motion pictures, including two silent films.

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