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Father Goriot

Honoré de Balzac

One of Balzac's most popular works, set around 1815 during the re-ascendancy of the Bourbon kings following the defeat of Napoleon. Said to have been an inspiration to Charles Dickens and Henry James as well as others, the novel seeks to portray the realism of scenes and people. It is also a commentary upon the changing social strata and mores of the day. (Summary by JCarson)

One of Balzac's most popular works, set around 1815 during the re-ascendancy of the Bourbon kings following the defeat of Napoleon. Said to have been an inspiration to Charles Dickens and Henry James as well as others, the novel seeks to portray the realism of scenes and people. It is also a commentary upon the changing social strata and mores of the day. (Summary by JCarson)
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Description:

One of Balzac's most popular works, set around 1815 during the re-ascendancy of the Bourbon kings following the defeat of Napoleon. Said to have been an inspiration to Charles Dickens and Henry James as well as others, the novel seeks to portray the realism of scenes and people. It is also a commentary upon the changing social strata and mores of the day. (Summary by JCarson)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

11h 44m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:02:05


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

58:19


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:02:00


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

01:00:31


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

01:02:00


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:01:35


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:01:57


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

01:02:19


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

01:00:02


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

01:01:35


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:03:03


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

28:54