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Presents Penn State's Electronic Classics Series Honoré de Balzac Page. 

From this site you can download The Works of Honoré de Balzac (1799 - 1850 French) in Adobe's ® Acrobat ® Portable Document File format.
ATTENTION: The files require the Acrobat ® Reader to access: 
WARNING: In choosing to access these files, you must assume full responsibility for your actions: neither Penn State University, nor anyone associated with it can be held responsible for the content of the files or for the files as electronic transmissions.  If you agree to this restriction, you may download the files without cost or obligation on your part.
The Two Brothers - 767 KB
A Second Home - 234 KB
Adieu - 167 KB
The Atheist's Mass - 115 KB
The Ball at Sceaux - 207 KB
Beatrix - 810 KB
The Brotherhood of Consolation - 576 KB
Bureaucracy - 592 KB
The Deputy of Arcis - 897 KB
A Distinguished Provincial at Paris - 855 KB
Two Poets - 412 KB
A Man of Business - 129 KB
The Chouans - 786 KB
The Collection of Antiquities - 437 KB
The Marriage Contract - 396 KB
The Country Doctor - 674
At the Sign of the Cat and Racket - 210 KB
Domestic Peace - 159 KB
The Deserted Woman - 207 KB
Facino Cane - 106 KB
Father Goriot - 792 KB
Gambara - 246 KB
The Girl with the Golden Eyes - 274 KB
An Historical Mystery - 579 KB
Z. Marcas - 249 KB
The Hated Son - 284 KB
Letters of Two Brides - 631 KB
Louis Lambert - 347 KB
The Commission in Lunacy - 249 KB
The Muse of the Department - 535 KB
Unconscious Comedians - 230 KB
Another Study of Woman - 188 KB
Pierre Grassou - 137 KB
The Purse - 163 KB
The Red Inn - 171 KB
Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau - 804 KB
The Secrets of the Princesse de Cadignan - 222 KB
Study of a Woman - 111 KB
Seraphita - 440 KB
Sons of the Soil - 843 KB
Albert Savarus - 373 KB
The Lily of the Valley - 710 KB
Vendetta - 249 KB
The Exiles - 148 KB
The Human Comedy: Introductions & Appendix - 263 KB

In the column below, 6 x 9 print versions are available for download:

The Two Brothers - 668 KB
Short Stories - 1.54 MB
The Alkahest - 435 KB
An Old Maid - 318 KB
Beatrix - 714 KB
The Brotherhood of Consolation - 474 KB
Bureaucracy - 498 KB
Catherine dé Medici - 696 KB
The Chouans - 703 KB
The Collection of Antiquities - 352 KB
The Country Doctor - 563 KB
Cousin Betty - 961 KB
Cousin Pons - 692 KB
The Deputy of Arcis - 805 KB
A Distinguished Provincial at Paris - 744 KB
A Drama on the Seashore & Other Works - 1.22 MB
Droll Stories Vol One - 352 KB
Droll Stories Vol Two - 356 KB
Droll Stories Vol Three - 334 KB
Eugenie Grandet - 424 KB
Eve and David - 450 KB
Father Goriot - 619 KB
Short Works - 1.64 MB
An Historical Mystery - 484 KB
The Lesser Bourgeoisie - 1.04 MB
Letters of Two Brides - 538 KB
The Lily of the Valley - 578 KB
A Collection of Works - 1.33 MB
Modeste Mignon - 587 KB
The Muse of the Department - 425 KB
Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau - 689 KB
Sons of the Soil - 721 KB
A Start in Life - 387 KB
The Village Rector - 573 KB
Brief Works - 551 KB
Ursula - 517 KB
A Woman of Thirty - 433 KB
Droll Stories: Volume I - 451 KB
Droll Stories: Volume II - 445 KB
Droll Stories: Volume III - 412 KB
An Episode Under the Terror - 118 KB
The Illustrious Gaudissart - 169 KB
Gaudissart II - 101 KB
The Magic Skin - 675 KB
Maitre Cornelius - 207 KB
Melmoth Reconciled - 187 KB
Modeste Mignon - 696 KB
A Passion in the Desert - 102 KB
Cousin Betty - 1.08 MB
Colonel Chabert - 250 KB
Cousin Pons - 822 KB
The Message - 102 KB
Catherine de Medici - 825 KB
The Duchesse de Langeais - 396 KB
A Daughter of Eve - 360 KB
Eve and David - 554 KB
Christ in Flanders - 115 KB
Madame Firmiani - 147 KB
Ferragus - 385 KB
Eugenie Grandet - 503 KB
The Hidden Masterpiece - 133 KB
Honorine - 256 KB
Juana - 200 KB
The Alkahest - 526 KB
The Lesser Bourgeoisie - 1.15 MB
The Elixir of Life - 131 KB
Massimilla Doni - 298 KB
The Firm of Nucingen - 275 KB
An Old Maid - 398 KB
Pierrette - 427 KB
Paz - 222 KB
The Recruit - 105 KB
Ursula - 612 KB
A Drama on the Seashore - 134 KB
Scenes from a Courtesan's Life - 1.28 MB
Sarrasine - 168 KB
A Start in Life - 486 KB
A Woman of Thirty - 536 KB
The Vicar of Tours - 253 KB
El Verdugo - 117
The Village Rector - 693 KB
 
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