Father Goriot

by Honoré de Balzac (Author)
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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.

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Publication date
January 01, 2014
Publisher
Page count
219
ISBN
9781609771119
Paper ISBN
9781609771119