The Quest of the Absolute
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|Author||Honoré de Balzac|
|Original title||La Recherche de l'absolu|
|Series||La Comédie humaine|
The Quest of the Absolute (French: La Recherche de l'absolu) is a novel by Honoré de Balzac. The novel first appeared in 1834, with seven chapter-divisions, as a Scène de la vie privée; was published by itself in 1839 by Charpentier; and took its final place as a part of the Comédie in 1845.