Pere Goriot

Pere Goriot

Book - 1991
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This fine example of the French realist novel contrasts the social progress of an impoverished but ambitious aristocrat with the tale of a father, whose obsessive love for his daughters leads to his personal and financial ruin.
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
ISBN: 9780192828583
0192828584
9780451521903
0451521900
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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