Join Fred and David as they intrepidly dive into the work of one of the ‘Bad Gones’ of French 19th century literature, Gustave Flaubert.
THRILL as they follow the fortunes of Frédéric Moreau from a boat near Paris through the Revolution of 1848 and beyond.
MARVEL at how badly French names can be pronounced
GASP at the tension…WILL IT MAKE THE SHELF?
It’s another long book so if you want to read a precis, Sparknotes have a detailed summary with some analysis
Completing undermining what we said about the lack of historical relevance is this article (free if you register)
And finally, what do Flaubert and Jerry Seinfeld have in common? Quite a lot apparently