The Government Clerks

The Government Clerks  (1837) 
by Honoré de Balzac, translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley

Original French title: "Les Employés", sometimes translated as "Bureaucracy". First published 1837. Included as part of La Comédie humaine.


To the Comtesse Seraphina San Severino, with the respectful
homage of sincere and deep admiration

De Balzac

This work was published before January 1, 1927, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.