Gobseck(La Comedie Humaine) - Honore de Balzac

Gobseck(La Comedie Humaine)

Honore de Balzac

Book Summary

Gobseck began as a cabin boy and worked his way up while traveling around the world. He became rich and a miser. His philosophy of never helping anyone because adversity is the greatest of all teachers was well known. He also believed that all the peoples of the world were really very much alike because money was the greatest common denominator.

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