Book: The Magic Skin
Author: Honore de Balzac

The Magic Skin By Honore de Balzac

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Pages (PDF): 252
Publication Date: 1831

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The Magic Skin or The Wild Ass's Skin is an 1831 novel. Set in early 19th-century Paris, it tells the story of a young man who finds a magic piece of shagreen that fulfills his every desire. For each wish granted, however, the skin shrinks and consumes a portion of his physical energy.