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Love in a Mask, or Imprudence and Happiness

Honoré de Balzac

Love in a Mask, or Imprudence and Happiness, is an entertaining short novel by Honoré de Balzac, unpublished in his lifetime. Beginning with a flirtatious conversation at a masked ball, Balzac introduces his two main characters, a beautiful wealthy young widow and a gallant cavalry officer, and demonstrates his creative genius with deft plot twists of hidden identity and romantic intrigue.The translation is by Alice M. Ivimy. --Lee Smalley

Love in a Mask, or Imprudence and Happiness, is an entertaining short novel by Honoré de Balzac, unpublished in his lifetime. Beginning with a flirtatious conversation at a masked ball, Balzac introduces his two main characters, a beautiful wealthy young widow and a gallant cavalry officer, and demonstrates his creative genius with deft plot twists of hidden identity and romantic intrigue.The translation is by Alice M. Ivimy. --Lee Smalley
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Love in a Mask, or Imprudence and Happiness, is an entertaining short novel by Honoré de Balzac, unpublished in his lifetime. Beginning with a flirtatious conversation at a masked ball, Balzac introduces his two main characters, a beautiful wealthy young widow and a gallant cavalry officer, and demonstrates his creative genius with deft plot twists of hidden identity and romantic intrigue.The translation is by Alice M. Ivimy. --Lee Smalley

Language:

English

Narrators:

Lee Smalley

Length:

1h 46m


Chapters

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01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

13:13


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

06:54


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:44


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

09:40


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

08:34


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

11:28


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:12


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:48


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

09:22


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

09:18


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

08:49


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:25