Le Pere Goriot (Father Goriot) - Honore de Balzac - A Short Summary & Review

A short summary of the book Le Pere Goriot:

The repercussions of social climbing.

My favorite Honore de Balzac quote from the book:

"Someday you will find out that there is far more happiness in another's happiness than in your own."

Questions I pondered while reading the book:

How would I choose to obtain my social status?

Does greed cause a lack of empathy?

My review of the book Le Pere Goriot:

You can give your children too much.

Perhaps more people should get a job.

Some souls are shockingly awful.


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