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Stories: Portrait Of An Officer

October 08, 2020
Count Andrei Volkonsky, second son of an aristocratic Russian family, which means he has three choices: the military, the Church, or dissipation. After taking a near-fatal wound at Borodino he wil...
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Stories: Portrait Of A Lady With Freckles

October 08, 2020
"Oh, Sophie, you must always wear your bonnet or straw hat while outdoors to protect yourself from taches de rousseur, or Freckles as the English would say. Besides, mon amour..." her mother contin...
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Stories: Portrait Of An Older Gentleman

October 07, 2020
This man doesn’t know it, but he was quietly observed for many years by Balzac, who through his imagination turned him into the old man named Père Goriot, the subject of one of his greatest novels.
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