Book List in Order: 23 titles

  • An historical novel that interweaves historical and fictional characters. The action takes place immediately before and during the Mercenary Revolt against Carthage in the third century BC. This book, which Flaubert researched painstakingly, is large...


  • Madame Bovary (1856) is Gustave Flaubert's first published novel and is considered his masterpiece. The story focuses on a doctor's wife, Emma Bovary, who has adulterous affairs and lives beyond her means in order to escape the banalities and emptine...


  • The Memoirs is a semi-autobiographical book about an early unrequited love experienced by Flaubert. The fair Maria is older than him, married, and has no clue about her admirer’s passion, let alone its intensity. Smitten beyond reason, the narrator...


  • One of Flaubert's earliest writings, but published only after his death, 'Memoirs of a Madman' presents us with a oung man as he reflects - alternating between musings on the present and memories of the past - on the years that have brought him to ma...



  • The author of Madame Bovary counted among his correspondents Theophile Gautier, Emile Zola, Guy de Maupassant, -and his close friend George Sand (Amantine Dupin). These letters, mostly from the latter ha...


  • Record of a trip made in 1847, ten years before the publication of Madame Bovary. According to Wikipedia: Gustave Flaubert (December 12, 1821 – May 8, 1880) was a French writer who is counted among the greatest Western novelists. He is known es...


  • An insightful and playful look at nineteenth-century values and talking points, this dictionary will provide enduring entertainment and prove relevant in any age A spoof encyclopedia of contemporary accepted wisdom and commonplaces, The Dictionary o...


  • Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880) was a French writer who is counted among the greatest Western novelists. He is known especially for his first published novel, Madame Bovary (1857), and for his scrupulous devotion to his art and style, best exemplified b...







  • "In A Simple Heart, the poignant story that inspired Julian Barnes'' Flaubert''s Parrot, Felicite, a French housemaid, approaches a lifetime of servitude with human-scaled but angelic aplomb. No other author has imparted so much beauty and integrity ...



  • A book that deeply influenced the young Freud and was the inspiration for many artists, The Temptation of Saint Anthony was Flaubert’s lifelong work, thirty years in the making. Based on the story of the third-century saint who lived on an isol...


  • Bouvard and Pécuchet are two Chaplinesque copy-clerks who meet on a park bench in Paris. Following an unexpected inheritance, they decide to give up their jobs and explore the world of ideas. In this, his last novel, unfinished on his death in 1880,...


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    An epic story of lust, cruelty, and sensuality, this historical novel is set in Carthage in the days following the First Punic War with Rome.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-spea...


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    With Madame Bovary (1857) Flaubert established the realistic novel in France. Yet he always refused to ally himself with any literary movement, devoting himself in splendid isolation to his art, with that intense concern for stylistic perfection w...


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    This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...but the proprietor of the dining...






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    In each of three short stories—"Herodias," "The Legend of Saint Julian the Hospitator," and "A Simple Heart"—Gustave Flaubert studies the nature of humanity and spirituality with his characteristically sharp eye. A loyal servant dies alone, havin...


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