Cousin Bette

Novel by Honoré de Balzac


The Cousin Bette, which was adapted for film or television more than once, is the story of Lisbeth Fischer, or Bette, a pour cousin full of anger and passion who tries to ruin the lives of a few wealthy people in her family. The Cousin Bette is part of Scènes de la vie parisienne, section Les Parents pauvres of the Comédie humaine.

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