Bouvard and Pecuchet
Publish date: March 28th 2006
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Pages no: 328
Edition language: French
, European Literature
, Literary Fiction
, 19th Century
, French Literature
“Con quel caldo – trentatre gradi – in corso Bourdon non un’anima”. Ma ecco, due uomini. Provenienti da direzioni diverse, arrivati in mezzo al corso, siedono sulla stessa panchina. Sono Bouvard e Pécuchet. Gli scrivani dei pensieri di Flaubert. Entrambi copisti. L'uno e l'altro insoddisfatti. Diven...
I just had a very Bouvard-Pécuchetian moment. After writing most of what I thought was a rather good review of Flaubert's Bouvard and Pécuchet, I clumsily exed out the tab holding my unpublished review. All that hard work and no fruit to bear! Flaubert is a keen master of small human foibles taken t...
Really enjoyed this instalment featuring Mickey Haller. Great supporting characters and gritty story. Classic Michael Donnelly full of the usual twists and turns I've come to expect from this author.
As I watched the heroes of Flaubert's last, unfinished novel meander aimlessly from one disaster to the next, they began to seem strangely familiar. And after a while, I couldn't help wonderingWhat Might Have Happened If Bouvard And Pécuchet Had Been Able To Join GoodreadsThat year, Paris talked of ...
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