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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Ernest Feydeau (1821–1873)

Feydeau, Ernest (fā-dō’). A French novelist (1821–73). His story ‘Fanny’ (1858) had an unprecedented success. It was followed by ‘Daniel’ (1859); ‘Catherine d’Overmeire’ (1860); ‘Sylvie’ (1861); and ‘A Début at the Opera’ (1863). Of his later works one only had any marked success, ‘The Countess de Chalis, or the Morals of our Day’ (1868).