Charles Bovary, Country Doctor: Portrait of a Simple Man

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Charles Bovary, Country Doctor: Portrait of a Simple Man - Amery, Jean, and West, Adrian Nathan (Translated by)
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Fans of Flaubert's Madame Bovary will want to read this reimagination of one of literature's most famous failures, Charles Bovary. Part fiction, part philosophy, Charles Bovary, Country Doctor is also a book about love. Charles Bovary, Country Doctor is one of the most unusual projects in twentieth-century literature: a novel-essay devoted to salvaging poor bungler Charles Bovary, the pathetic, laughable, cuckolded husband of Madame Bovary and the heartless creation of Gustave Flaubert. As a once-promising novelist ...

Charles Bovary, Country Doctor: Portrait of a Simple Man 2018, New York Review of Books

ISBN-13: 9781681372501

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