A great blonde giant of a man, Gustave Flaubert lived at home with his widowed mother, writing wonderful novels at the rate of five words an hour, escaping to Paris, for 'refreshment' every few months. A great traveller - to Corsica, Egypt, Greece, Italy, Morocco - he kept company with courtesans, actresses, acrobats, gypsies, idiots and simpletons of every stripe. Flaubert detested his respectable, provincial neighbours, referring to them as 'the borgeoisie'. They, in turn, heaped infamy on his name and contrived to have ...

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