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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...
A charming and deeply spiritual book charting a journalist's search for stories of transformative encounters with the mysterious Green Lady, guardian of the f...
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This is the journey of a mixed skin Nigerian raised in a dysfunctional home. Misguided and yearning for acceptance from society and his mediocre parents. Nola...
For young Mary, life was like a roller coaster. The bumpy ride blurred her vision and dreams, but she was not taken aback by them. When her father's fate chan...
Set in the fictional Central European country of Evallonia in the early 1930s. It concerns the involvement of some Scottish visitors in the overthrow of a cor...