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le Père Goriot

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Category
LITERATURE - MAJOR WORKS

Language
FRENCH

Le Père Goriot , included in the Scènes de la vie privée section of his novel sequence La Comédie humaine. Set in Paris in 1819, it follows the intertwined lives of three characters: the elderly doting Goriot; a mysterious criminal-in-hiding named Vautrin; and a naive law student named Eugène de Rastignac.

Wikipedia contributors, "le Père Goriot," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_P%C3%A8re_Goriot

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