It’s written by the French writer, Gustave Flaubert. It was his debut novel that was published in the year of 1856.
Genre: Realist Fiction
6 Reasons Why It Is Your Next Book
You like realist stories. I mourned the ending and even the sadness of the entire story for many days. This might be enough to convince you how much realism the author has added in his book’s characters, that you start living with them even without knowing.
You want stories with great attention to psychological details of every character.
You want to know what happens when you have romanticized view of love and life.
It’s obvious adultery is wrong. Maybe this book will reaffirm your faith in it.
The one question that comes to your mind when you finish this book is “Who is going to cry when I die?”. This should be something to make you curious about this book’s storyline.
You love romance novels and you imagine your future husband as a reflection of one of them.
“Love, she thought, must come suddenly, with great outbursts and lightnings,–a hurricane of the skies, which falls upon life, revolutionises it, roots up the will like a leaf, and sweeps the whole heart into the abyss.”