Who is Edmond de Goncourt?

Edmond De Goncourt

Edmond de Goncourt (May 26, 1822 – July 16, 1896), born Edmond Louis Antoine Huot de Goncourt, was a French writer, literary critic, art critic, book publisher and the founder of the Académie Goncourt.

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    The reason for the sadness of this modern age and the men who live in it is that it looks for the truth in everything and finds it.
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    The reason for the sadness of this modern age and the men who live in it is that it looks for the truth in everything and finds it.
    Edmond De Goncourt (1822–1896)

    Debauchery is perhaps an act of despair in the face of infinity.
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