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Madame Bovary

(Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

Madame Bovary
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The must-have deluxe edition of the fantastically acclaimed new translation of one of the world's most celebrated novels.

Emma Bovary is the original desperate housewife. Beautiful but bored, she spends lavishly on clothes and on her home and embarks on two disappointing affairs in an effort to make her life everything she believes it should be. Soon heartbroken and crippled by debts, she takes drastic action, with tragic consequences for her husband and daughter. In this landmark new translation of Gustave Flaubert's masterwork, award-winning writer and translator Lydia Davis honors the nuances and particulars of Flaubert's legendary prose style, giving new life in English to the book that redefined the novel as an art form.


Penguin Group US; September 2010
384 pages; ISBN 9781101462430
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1101462175
9780143106494
9781101462171
9781101462430