How many novels make up Emile Zola's Rougon-Macquart cycle? - Alea-Quiz

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How many novels make up Emile Zola's Rougon-Macquart cycle?

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The generic title Les Rougon-Macquart is a collection of 20 novels written by Émile Zola between 1870 and 1893. It is subtitled Histoire naturelle et sociale d'une famille sous le Second Empire (Natural and social history of a family under the Second Empire), thus recalling Zola's ambitions: "Les Rougon-Macquart personifies the era, the Empire itself. »

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