Flaubert's Parrot

(Vintage International)

by | Publisher: Vintage
Average vote of 235
| 8 total contributions of which 8 reviews , 0 quotes , 0 images , 0 notes , 0 video
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.
Mafalda
Wrote 11/6/20

Julian Barnes è come un protagonista di un quadro dell’Ottocento il cui vestito - la letteratura - gli calza a pennello.

Evi *
Wrote 7/12/20
Il pappagallo di Flaubert è una biografia su Flaubert che ho letto come propedeutica alla lettura della sua Educazione sentimentale. Biografia ricca di spigolature, di aneddoti, di personaggi, animali, di donne conosciute, di luoghi visitati e vissut...Continua

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

ariadna73
Wrote 6/11/12
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
Mearso
Wrote 3/4/09
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

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