Rank: 70 – 70

This outstanding French realist novel contrasts the social progress of an impoverished but ambitious aristocrat with that of a father whose obsessive love leads to personal and financial ruin. “The modern King Lear.” — Leslie Stephen.

Book Overview:

  • Original title: Old Goriot (Classics)
  • Author: HonorĂ© de Balzac
  • Creator: NA
  • Salesrank:
  • ASIN: 140440178
  • Product type: ABIS_BOOK
  • Type: Paperback
  • Release date: 2003-09-25
  • Manufacturer: Penguin Classics
  • Publication date: 2003-09-25
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics
  • Pages: 304
  • Product group: Book
  • Release date: 2003-09-25
  • Studio: Penguin Classics