Connection: Balzac

The Inseparables, Paul Cézanne and Émile Zola,

Art critic John Berger says the region in which an artist passes their formative years plays an important role in the constitution of his or her vision. This was certainly the case for both the painter Paul Cézanne and the writer Émile Zola. In their schooldays they formed a brilliant alliance and their ‘debauches of… Read more »

Christina Stead

Christina Stead (1902 – 1983) was an Australian novelist and short-story writer known for her satirical wit and penetrating psychological characterisations.