Flaubert's Parrot

(Vintage International)

by | Publisher: Vintage
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A kind of detective story, relating a cranky amateur scholar's search for the truth about Gustave Flaubert, and the obsession of this detective whose life seems to oddly mirror those of Flaubert's characters.
Ha scritto il 21/06/15

Impossibile dare un voto: sembrerebbe un divertissement carino, ma bisogna conoscere davvero bene Flaubert. E non é il mio caso.

Ha scritto il 11/06/12
Not the best by Barnes
To read my review in Spanish, click here: http://lunairediary.blogspot.com/2012/06/flauberts-parrot-julian-barnes.html This is not the best Barnes book I have ever read. It isn't a good one either. It claims to be a novel, but ends up being a bunch o...Continua
Ha scritto il 04/03/09
It was a very enjoyable read. Humourous throughout but with ideas too about the search for truth, both in art and in life. The story is of a reitired doctor who has a passion for finding out more about Flaubert. As the story develops it transpires th...Continua
Ha scritto il 08/06/08

Books are where things are explained to you; life is where things aren't. I'm not surprised some people prefer books. Books make sense of life. The only problem is that the lives they make sense of are other people's lives, never your own

Brian Hamilton
Ha scritto il 07/05/07

190 p. ; 23 cm.Origin: $1 Book Sale; Hesburgh Library, Notre Dame

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