Pere Goriot (Paperback)

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

Oxford University Press, USA, 9780192835697, 304pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 1999



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.