In this novel of obsessive passion the author tells stories of Old Goriot and the ungrateful daughters he adores; young Rastignac, a country lad determined to make his way in Paris; and Vautrin, his satanic tempter. Their lives all cross in the Maison Vauquer, a boarding house in Paris.

Old Goriot 2013, Theclassics.Us

ISBN-13: 9781230319438

Trade paperback

Old Goriot 1991, Everyman's Library, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781857150377

Revised edition