The Ladies' Paradise

Author(s): Emile Zola


Encapsulating, with luxurious detail, the phenomenon of consumer societyA obsessed with image, fashion and instant gratificationA The Ladies'Paradise depicts the growth of capitalism through the workings of a new economic entity, the department store. The novel centres around the story of the young Denise, who is seeking work in Paris, and Octave Mouret, the aspirational director of the shopping emporium.

Product Information

Emile Zola (1804-1902) is the foremost representative of the Naturalist school, and is best remembered for Therese Raquin and his twenty-novel cycle, The Rougon Macquarts.

General Fields

  • : 9781847493132
  • : Alma Books Ltd
  • : Alma Classics
  • : November 2012
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 453
  • : Paperback
  • : Emile Zola