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from New York Review of Books (November 14, 2006)
9781590171905 | details & prices | 434 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $16.95
About: No evocation of Parisian life in the second half of the nineteenth century can match that found in the journals of the brothers GoncourtThe journal of the brothers Edmond and Jules de Goncourt is one of the masterpieces of nineteenth-century French literature, a work that in its richness of color, variety, and seemingly casual perfection bears comparison with the great paintings of their friends and contemporaries the Impressionists.