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El avaro de Molière


Author: Rosa Navarro Durán

Illustrator: Iban Barrenetxea

ISBN: 978-84-683-5369-2

Pages: 144

Size: 17,5 x 23 cm. Paperback

PVP: 13,30 €

Collection Classics Told to Children

El avaro de Molière


Harpagon is an old man obsessed with the wealth he has amassed. He is a widower, he has a son, Cléante, and a daughter, Élise. Although he is over sixty, he is attempting to arrange a marriage between himself and an attractive young woman, Mariane. Mariane and Cléante are already devoted to each other, so he will attempt to procure a loan to help her and her sick mother, who are impoverished. On the other hand, Élise, Harpagon's daughter, is the beloved of Valère, but her father hopes to marry her to a wealthy man of his choosing, Mr. Anselm. Meanwhile, Valère has taken a job as steward in Harpagon's household so as to be lose to Élise. The end will bring us a discovery about some of the characters being long lost relatives.


A hilarious comedy of entanglements, between love and money.