Madame Bovary

Provincial Ways

by Gustave Flaubert and Lydia Davis

Hardcover, 342 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $27.95 | purchase

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Title
Madame Bovary
Subtitle
Provincial Ways
Author
Gustave Flaubert and Lydia Davis

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Book Summary

The acclaimed translator behind the recent new edition of Marcel Proust's Swann's Way uses her skills to offer a new translation of Flaubert's classic tale, in which the title character turns to spending and a series of affairs to combat the boredom of married life and, heartbroken and crippled by debts, takes drastic action that results in tragedy.

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