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"Madame Bovary is like the railroad stations erected in its epoch: graceful, even floral, but cast of iron." -- John Updike
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: French --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
This book was suggested to me by a friend. I read most of it, but it just isn't my style. It's good, for sure, but not for me.Published 1 month ago by Ally Leah Cooper
Ground breaking work. He uses weather and atmosphere to convey thoughts and emotions. A precursor to Marcel Proust and Henry James. Read morePublished 2 months ago by bernadette low
I'm never a fan of modern feminism but this novel which depicts the flaws of most women in this society makes me want to act against gender inequality. Read morePublished 2 months ago by David Walk
The story of an adulterous woman ending in self destruction is not uncommon--Anna Karenina for example--so why read Madame Bovary? Read morePublished 3 months ago by whj
The book was as mentioned. No disappointment made. Thanks.Published 3 months ago by Yesenia Barrera
Overrated. A few beautiful ideas on literature expressed by the characters. Many say it must be read in FrenchPublished 4 months ago by Wolfe
richly written drama. This book was about everyday problems. SPOILERS: I enjoyed the first half more, then the second. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Eire