Flaubert's Parrot (Vintage Classics) (Paperback)

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Geoffrey Braithwaite is a retired doctor haunted by an obsession with the great French literary genius, Gustave Flaubert. As Geoffrey investigates the mystery of the stuffed parrot Flaubert borrowed from the Museum of Rouen to help research one of his novels, we learn an enormous amount about the writer's work, family, lovers, thought processes, health and obsessions. But we also gradually come to learn some important and shocking details about Geoffrey himself.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780099540588
ISBN-10: 0099540584
Publisher: Vintage Books USA
Publication Date: June 1st, 2009
Pages: 190
Language: English
Series: Vintage Classics