Pere Goriot

Pere Goriot

Book - 1991
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'Pere Goriot' is the tragic story of a father whose obsessive love for his two daughters leads to his financial and personal ruin. Interwoven with this theme is that of the impoverished young aristocrat, Rastignac, come to Paris from the provinces to make his fortune, who befriends Goriot and becomes involved with the daughters. The story is set against the background of a whole society driven by social ambition and lust for money.
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
ISBN: 9780451521903
0451521900
9780192828583
0192828584
Call Number: BALZAC
Characteristics: xxiv, 274 p. : map ; 19 cm.
Subjects: France -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Additional Contributors: Krailsheimer, A. J.

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HopeButterfly
Jun 18, 2015

Started out interesting but due to time I didn't get to finish it. I will try to take it out up the road and enjoy it to the finish. He is such a noted writer and am honored to read one of his works.

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