de Balzac :
house of the many in which Balzac lived which is still standing.
Honoré de Balzac (1799 - 1850) was one
of the great French writers. He is probably most well known
for his La Comédie Humaine - a collection of stories,
may of which are set in Paris.
particular house - which he rented in the name of his housekeeper
avoid the attentions of creditors - he wrote
some of his last works, including La Rabouilleuse, Une Ténébreuse
Affaire as well as La Cousine Bette.