The five-foot-high Grandet allows his avaricious passion to thwart his daughter, Eugenie’s, love in the classic work of social satire, carnal desire, greed, and obsession.
About Honore De Balzac
The son of a civil servant, Honoré de Balzac was born in 1799 in Tours, France. After attending boarding school in Vendôme, he gravitated to Paris where he worked as a legal clerk and a hack writer, using various pseudonyms,… More about Honore De Balzac
Published by Bantam Classics Nov 16, 2011| 256 Pages| ISBN 9780307798640