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Eugene Sue   /judʒˈin su/   Listen
Eugene Sue

French writer whose novels described the sordid side of city life (1804-1857).  Synonym: Sue.

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"Eugene Sue" Quotes from Famous Books

... return home I passed through a street often mentioned by Eugene Sue in his Mysteries of Paris—a street formerly noted for the vile character of its inhabitants. It was formerly filled with robbers and cut-throats, and even now I should not care to risk my life in this street after midnight, with no policemen near. It ...
— Paris: With Pen and Pencil - Its People and Literature, Its Life and Business • David W. Bartlett

... grammar. The ridiculous romances of Mrs. Radcliffe were laid aside with disgust, and Bulwer, James, and others, took their place. But she descended a step, many steps lower, and, supplied by the governess, eagerly devoured the very worst fictions of Eugene Sue and George Sand. Next she was heard discussing and excusing the most heinous crimes of which human ...
— Choice Readings for the Home Circle • Anonymous

... Paris. Then will you say, No wonder they all die of a shattered heart or consumed brain at Paris! No wonder De Balzac died of heart-disease! No wonder Frederic Soulie's heart burst! No wonder Bruffault went crazy, and Eugene Sue's heart collapsed, and Malitourne lives at the ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, No. 74, December, 1863 • Various

... herring—that admirable fish that has all the flavors, all the odors of the sea—from a mackerel or a whiting; and a Cresane from a Duchess pear, may be compared to a man who should mistake Balzac for Eugene Sue; a symphony of Beethoven for a military march composed by the bandmaster of a regiment; and the Apollo Belvidere for the ...
— Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete • Guy de Maupassant

Words linked to "Eugene Sue" :   author, sue, writer

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