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  • Old Goriot

  • By: Honoré de Balzac
  • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    2 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1

Balzac’s universally loved novel explores the great theme of money and its effect on the human character. Old Goriot is a lodger at Madame Vauquer’s Parisian boarding house. At first, his wealth inspires respect, but as his circumstances are reduced, he is gradually shunned. He moves into smaller and less desirable rooms in the house, and soon his only remaining visitors are two beautiful young women. The mystery as to who they are and what is happening to Goriot’s fortune involves several other boarders, including Rastignac, an ambitious youth who hopes to rise in society.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • good story but kept skipping

  • By Huw on 22-08-2016

good story but kept skipping

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-08-2016

the product kept skipping and so you missed chunks of the book. it is a great story but slightly annoying about the skipping!