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Madame Bovary

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ISBN-10: 0140449124

ISBN-13: 9780140449129

Edition: 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Gustave. Flaubert, Geoffrey Wall, Mich�le Roberts, Geoffrey Wall, Michèle Roberts

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Finding herself stifled by marriage, Emma Bovary throws herself into a desperate love affair and by doing so, sews the seeds of her own downfall. This version of Flaubert's classic novel is tied into a BBC production for television.
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Book details

List price: $13.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/31/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.04" wide x 7.80" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Gustave Flaubert (18211880), the younger son of a provincial doctor, briefly studied law before devoting himself to writing, with limited success during his lifetime. After the publication of Madame Bovaryin 1857, he was prosecuted for offending public morals. Geoffrey Wall is author of the critically acclaimed Flaubert: A Life and translated Madame Bovary for Penguin Classics. Roger Whitehouse has taught at the Sorbonne and at Bolton Institute, where he is a research fellow.

Poet and novelist Michele Roberts was born in Hertfordshire, England and graduated from Oxford University. She has written two volumes of poetry (The Mirror of the Mother and Psyche and the Hurricane), a collection of short stories (During Mother's Absence) and several novels (including Daughters of the House, winner of the W. H. Smith Literary Award).