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L'Assommoir by Émile Zola (1840 - 1902)

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  • 10 - Chapter III, part two

10 - Chapter III, part two

Thursday 1st January 1970

Explore the harsh realities of alcoholism and poverty in Paris through Zola's L'Assommoir. Join the wedding party as they weather a storm and navigate their struggles in this LibriVox podcast episode.
16 minutes
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Reflective
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L'Assommoir by Émile Zola (1840 - 1902)
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Weathering the Storm: A Chapter from Zola's L'Assommoir

A fine and interminable rain now poured down from the sky, which had become an ashy grey.
L'Assommoir, a novel by Émile Zola, is a literary masterpiece that portrays the harsh realities of alcoholism and poverty in working-class districts of Paris. Chapter III, Part Two, as read by LibriVox, showcases the struggles of the wedding party as they navigate a rainstorm and their own personal demons. The chapter's realism and naturalism in depicting the characters' experiences make it a thought-provoking and reflective read. It also explores the Les Rougon-Macquart series and Zola's contribution to literature.
Listen to the episode now here on alcoholfree.com and immerse yourself in the world of Zola's L'Assommoir.