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Author: Gustave Flaubert
Emma Bovary and her reviled husband are at breakfast on the morning of Emma's last day alive. As they bicker, scenes from Emma's past are called to mind and played out with all the passion for which Flaubert's novel is famous.
Like every other woman, she had had an affair of the heart. Her father, who was a mason, was killed by falling from a scaffolding. Then her mother died and he...
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The book describes in great, often gory detail the horrors and the carnage of war. A highly fanciful romance set in the ancient city of Carthage at the height...
Gustave Flaubert was born in Rouen in 1821. As a writer Flaubert was a perfectionist, who did not make a distinction between a beautiful or ugly subject: all ...
In the eastern side of the Dead Sea rose the citadel of Machaerus. It was built upon a conical peak of basalt, and was surrounded by four deep valleys, one on...
“Dear Mum, we have just moved into our new house, although there’s nothing much new about it. It’s called Wychetts and is falling to bits. There’s no electric...
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Introducing a new character called Major Dickey, a highly decorated officer from Indian Army helping state police to come to grips with problems having inter...
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An Honest Man begins the trilogy. From the humble roots of an 1864 immigrant from the Guang, his Shoshone wife and their little hardware store in Tahoe City, ...
Rolling Thunder is an historical novel about the decisive role politics played during the Vietnam war. Its characters range from men in the field to the P...