Émile Zola’s unflinching masterpiece tells the story of Étienne Lantier, a young man who moves to a bleak French mining town in search of work. But the harsh reality causes him to turn to socialist cause and as the dire conditions worsen strikes and violence erupt…

Author:Émile Zola
Translator:Havelock Ellis
Series:Vigo Classics
Print length:562 pages
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