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Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert, Alan Russell
Madame Bovary
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Bored and unhappy in a lifeless marriage, Emma Bovary yearns to escape from the dull circumstances of provincial life. Powerful, deeply moving examination of the moral degeneration of a middle-class Frenchwoman.
Bored and unhappy in a lifeless marriage, Emma Bovary yearns to escape from the dull circumstances of provincial life. Powerful, deeply moving examination of the moral degeneration of a middle-class Frenchwoman.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140440157 (0140440151)
ASIN: 140440151
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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Portable Magic rated it
5.0 Madame Bovary ★★★★★
Monstrously selfish woman damages everything of value in her life and everyone who loves her. I found it surprisingly modern and easy to read - I practically zoomed through it. The writing is delicious and the humor is wicked. I'm only sorry that it took me so long to get around to reading it.
Adriana Reads
Adriana Reads rated it
3.0 Madame Bovary
I understand why this book was so scandalous at the time it came out. It dared to voice the fears of many women at the time (I would go so far as to say the majority of poor and working class women). Emma, while not a likable character, was trapped by society's expectations, which to some extent m...
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4.0 Madame Bovary (Classic)
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4.0 The first literary victim of consumerism?
I decided to pick up this book after a friend of mine saw a television adaptation of what he said was regarded as the most perfect novel ever written. Intrigued, I offered to read it with him and we both quickly acquired copies. Now that I've finished it I question the appellation. It may be a sub...
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