Honore Balzac

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Noun1.Honore Balzac - French novelistHonore Balzac - French novelist; he portrays the complexity of 19th century French society (1799-1850)
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Read more: 'Farewell to Europe' looks back on the life of exiled writer Stefan Zweig Zweig, born in 1881 in Vienna, became one of the most popular and acclaimed German-language authors in the 1920s after his breakthrough with the 1922 novella "Amok." His numerous thoroughly researched and meticulousl written portraits of historical figues such as writers Honore Balzac, Charles Dickens, and Fyodor Dostoyevsky and French Revolution queen Marie Antoinette, also earned him fame.
Honore Balzac suggested "a peaceful place to work; a home full of beautiful, expensive objects to create happiness and a sense of intellectual freedom and coffee strong enough to maintain the flow of inspiration for two months".