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L'Assommoir by Émile Zola (1840 - 1902)

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  • 20 - Chapter V, part two

20 - Chapter V, part two

Thursday 1st January 1970

Discover the compelling study of alcoholism and poverty in Émile Zola's L'Assommoir. Listen to the latest podcast episode on alcoholfree.com now.
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L'Assommoir by Émile Zola (1840 - 1902)
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Sobriety Day by Day
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L'Assommoir by Émile Zola: A Harsh and Uncompromising Study of Alcoholism and Poverty

The novel—a harsh and uncompromising study of alcoholism and poverty in the working-class districts of Paris—was a huge commercial success and established Zola’s fame and reputation throughout France and the world.
Émile Zola's L'Assommoir is a groundbreaking novel that explores the harsh realities of alcoholism and poverty in the working-class districts of Paris. In the latest episode of the podcast, listeners are treated to a detailed analysis of Chapter V, part two, which delves into the character of Gervaise and the impact of her surroundings on her life.
The episode provides a comprehensive overview of the novel's themes, narrative style, and techniques, as well as its impact on French literature and society. Through the engaging discussion and thought-provoking analysis, listeners gain a deeper appreciation for Zola's masterful storytelling and the enduring legacy of his work. Listen to the episode now here on alcoholfree.com and discover the power of L'Assommoir.