Three Tales
  • Published:
  • Formats:
    Print / eBook / Audio
  • Main Genre:
    General Fiction
  • Pages:
    124
  • Age Level:
    18 & up
  • Rating:
  • Purchase:
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, having served her masters all her life without complaining of the tragic losses she suffered; a young man sanctified at birth is driven by bloodlust to inadvertently fulfill the curse placed on him; and John the Baptist endures his life mixed with curses and blessings. Through them all, Flaubert emphasizes the significance of humility in the face of lasting glory. This collection was nominated for the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize 2010.
Click on any of the links above to see more books like this one.



EDITIONS
Sign in to see more editions
    •  
    • Jun-1961
    • Penguin
    • Paperback
    • ISBN: 0140441069
    • ISBN13: 9780140441062
    •  
    • Oct-1989
    • Plume
    • Paperback
    • ISBN: 0452010020
    • ISBN13: 9780452010024
    •  
    • Apr-1991
    • Oxford University Press (UK)
    • Trade Paperback
    • ISBN: 0192822268
    • ISBN13: 9780192822260
    •  
    • Jun-1999
    • Oxford University Press (UK)
    • Trade Paperback
    • ISBN: 0192836315
    • ISBN13: 9780192836311
    •  
    • Aug-2004
    • Dover Publications
    • Paperback
    • ISBN: 0486437388
    • ISBN13: 9780486437385
    •  
    • Sep-2005
    • Penguin
    • Trade Paperback
    • ISBN: 0140448004
    • ISBN13: 9780140448009
    •  
    • Oct-1976
    • Amereon Limited
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 0848804864
    • ISBN13: 9780848804862
    •  
    • Jul-2009
    • ReadHowYouWant
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 1442942967
    • ISBN13: 9781442942967
    •  
    • May-2011
    • Neeland Media
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 1420939394
    • ISBN13: 9781420939392
    •  
    • Feb-2012
    • Dover Publications
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 0486149382
    • ISBN13: 9780486149387
    •  
    • Mar-2012
    • Dover Publications
    • eBook (Kindle)



View the Complete Gustave Flaubert Book List