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.
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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