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Madame Bovary : provincial ways

Author: Gustave Flaubert; Lydia Davis
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2011, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : Penguin Classics deluxe edView all editions and formats
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Offers a new translation of Flaubert's classic tale, in which the title character turns to spending and a series of affairs to combat the boredom of married life and, heartbroken and crippled by debts, takes drastic action that results in tragedy.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Novels
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gustave Flaubert; Lydia Davis
ISBN: 9780143106494 014310649X
OCLC Number: 757551063
Notes: Translated from French.
Description: xxxi, 342 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Madame Bovary.
Responsibility: Gustave Flaubert ; translated with an introduction and notes by Lydia Davis.
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Emma Bovary is beautiful and bored, trapped in her marriage to a mediocre doctor and stifled by the banality of provincial life. She longs for passion and seeks escape in fantasies of high romance,  Read more...

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National BestsellerWinner of the French-American Foundation Translation PrizeOne of New York magazine's Ten Best Books of the YearA Providence Journal Best Book of the YearOne of National Public Read more...

 
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