|Monument to Honore de Balzac by Auguste Rodin at the intersection of Boulevard Raspail and Boulevard de Montparnasse (6th arrondissement), Paris.|
"Visiting the Poor", from the illustrated French magazine Le Magasin pittoresque (1844)
EXCERPT: “The Girl with the Golden Eyes” by Honore de Balzac
|Paris. Across the boulevard from the Monument to H. Balzac by Auguste Rodin |
is the Brasserie Charivari, which is just as good a place to read Balzac as any other.