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Gustave Flaubert
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Letter to Guy de Maupassant (October 26, 1880)


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Born: December 12, 1821

Died: May 8, 1880 (aged 58)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Novelist, playwright

Bio: Gustave Flaubert was a French writer who is counted among the greatest Western novelists. He is known especially for his first published novel, Madame Bovary, for his Correspondence, and for his scrupulous devotion to his art and style.

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