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Le Bal de Sceaux


Le Bal de Sceaux (The Ball at Sceaux) is the fifth work of Honoré de Balzac, one of the oldest texts of la Comédie Humaine. The first edition of this novella was published in 1830 by Mame and Delaunay-Vallée in the Scènes de la vie privée (Scenes of Private Life). It was republished in 1835 by Madame Charles-Béchet, in 1839 in the Charpentier edition, and then in 1842 in the first volume of the Furne edition of la Comédie Humaine.
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part of: Scènes from Private Life
part of the series: La Comédie humaine
original title: Le Bal de Sceaux
language: French
date of publication: 1830
genre: novel, novella
narrative location: Paris
characters: Comte de Kergarouët
published in: La Comédie humaine
follows: La Maison du chat-qui-pelote
followed by: Mémoires de deux jeunes mariées


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