Original Language: French --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
richly written drama. This book was about everyday problems. SPOILERS: I enjoyed the first half more, then the second. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Eire
Very good book had to read it for school and is a very good read. Defiantly can connect to today's society. We can all relate to at least one of the characters in some wayPublished 8 days ago by Damian
The Xist Classics version is the Marx-Aveling translation, which is available free from other sources. It's not the Bair translation.Published 1 month ago by Heather Worley
Although Madame Bovary translated into English by Geoffrey Wall is good, I must say I enjoyed the original French version much better!Published 1 month ago by Barb
A French classic by one of France's best known authors. . .testimony to the fact that main characters need not be heroic to be found compelling!!Published 2 months ago by A. Jay
The notoriety stemming from an obscenity trial propelled this novel to fame, but, as you might expect, it’s chaste by today’s standards. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Patti
The main protagonist, Emma is a highly flawed, selfish character whom I did not care for. Kudos to Flaubert for bringing this character vividly to life. Read morePublished 4 months ago by James Montgomery