Publish date: July 12th 2013
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
“Sentimental Education” was the second novel I had to read for the Paris component of one of my university courses, and one I expected to like. I’ve wanted to read Flaubert’s “Madame Bovary” ever since I’ve heard about how irreplaceable it is in the world of literature, and “Sentimental Education” s...
Sentimental Education: As the title suggests it can be read as an educational novel. How many times have you read a book about sentimentality? Me, none. Perhaps there are many self help books out there, about love, relationships, or many other things, but I never saw a psychological book just about ...
Finished. What an achievement. Writing it, not reading it. I marvel that he has written a book with no character for which one could have a shred of sympathy and yet somehow we sit there caring what happens. I mean, really caring, reading through breakfast caring.I kept thinking of The Great Gatsby ...
L'Education Sentimentale is well known to be one of Woody Allen's favourite books, and it explores one of Allen's favourite themes. Whether life is a tragedy or a comedy depends on hair-fine nuances. Melinda and Melinda is probably the clearest example: the perspective constantly, and rather confusi...
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