L'Assommoir Summary
Émile Zola

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L'Assommoir Overview

L'Assommoir tracks the downfall of Gervaise and Coupeau, a couple living in Paris during the mid nineteenth century. The trauma they experience as members of an underclass inevitably kills them, with alcoholism afflicting both Gervaise and Coupeau by the end of the novel.

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