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Folio Classique Le père Goriot

  • By Honoré de Balzac
  • Price: £4.45
  • ISBN: 9782070409341
  • Availability: Out of stock - expected on 05/12/2022 if you order today

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A witty and reflective study of the bourgeoisie after the French Revolution, and the two great human obsessions - love and money - Honore de Balzac's "Old Goriot" is part of the immortal "La Comedie humaine".

Eugene wants to get on in the world. So he has come to Paris, where the streets teem with chancers, criminals and social climbers - and everyone is out for what they can get.

When he finds a place to stay at a shabby boarding house, he sees a potential plan to make a fortune: the two beautiful, aristocratic women who mysteriously come at night to visit the lonely old lodger Goriot. Could they bring him the status and acceptance he craves? In the city nothing is as it seems though. Soon Eugene gets out of his depth in a world of greed and obsession that he could never have imagined - one that can only end in terrible tragedy.

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Series Folio Classique Title Le père Goriot
Subject French Language French
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date May 2002 Authors Honoré de Balzac
Binding Paperback Pages 436
Size(mm) 110x178 Weight (gms) 230
ESB Code 6008 ISBN 9782070409341
Inspection Copy No Delivery Out of stock - expected on 05/12/2022 if you order today
  Price £4.45

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