Emile Zola "Therese Raquin"

Emile Zola "Therese Raquin"

Emile Zola "Therese Raquin"

 

Emile Zola

When Therese Raquin marries her sickly cousin Camille, her future looks as if it will be both dull and loveless. This all changes, however, with the arrival of Camille's friend Laurent. Laurent and Therese soon begin a love affair, an affair so passionate it can only result in tragedy.

 

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