Émile Zola

(April 2nd, 1840 — September 29th, 1902)

Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola was a French novelist, playwright, journalist. He was a naturalist writer (a branch of French Realism) and a major figure in the political liberalization of France.

Zola was nominated for the first and second Nobel Prize in Literature in 1901 and 1902.

He is well known for his Rougons-Macquarts book series, which explores his contemporary theories of hereditary traits.

Émile Zola is a book author.

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The Beast Within


I spent a lot of time in front of the television as a child. It was part of my regular routine before going to school and after I got home. I used it to define days, hours, and seasons and to keep me company while I did homework or studied. My favourite programs (alongside Bugs Bunny, of course) were crime documentaries. This is a review of Emile Zola’s The Beast Within.