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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...
Jimmy O’Conner, an enforcer for the Chicago mob, is in a race against time. A visit from a supernatural being, a cryptic prophecy, a psychotic killer, and a ...
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Flora Stravinsky, testing the Socratic maxim,"The unexamined life is not worth living," left her husband and young daughter, to journey the world alone. Thre...
The Net Worth of Max Greenbaum is a profane, unapologetic journey taking us to a street corner where the gutter and spiritual growth run smack into one anothe...
This book will remind Baby Boomers what it was about some of the events and the atmosphere of the 60s and 70s in the United States. This is the story of my li...