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Pere Goriot

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Pere Goriot

By Balzac Honore Honore de Balzac; A. J. Krailsheimer (Translator)

Oxford University Press, USA, Paperback, 9780192835697, 304pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 1999

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Description
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.
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