Gustave Flaubert

Gustave Flaubert (French: [?ystav flob??] 12 December 1821 – 8 May 1880) was an influential French novelist who was perhaps the leading exponent of literary realism in his country. He is known especially for his first published novel, Madame Bovary (1857), for his Correspondence, and for his scrupulous devotion to his style and aesthetics. The celebrated short story writer Guy de Maupassant was a protégé of Flaubert.










Sentimental Education

Gustave Flaubert - Publisher : Nabu Press

The novel describes the life of a young man (Frédéric Moreau) living through the revolution of 1848 and the founding of the Second French Empire, and his love for an older woman (based on the wife of the music publisher Maurice Schlesinger, who is portrayed in the book as Jacques Arnoux). Flaubert based many of the protagonist's experiences (including the romantic passion) on his own life. I...
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Winter

To my parents

Not easy to read

Great classic

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Madame Bovary

Gustave Flaubert - Publisher : Bantam Books

Publisher presentation: the novel tells the story of Emma Bovary, a doctor’s wife bored and unfulfilled by marriage and motherhood. She embarks upon a series of affairs in search of passion and excitement, but is unable to achieve the splendid life for which she yearns. Instead, she finds herself trapped in a downward spiral that inexorably leads to ruin and self-destruction.Along with...
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During a travel

Autumn

To my female lover

Not easy to read

Great classic

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