Gustave Flaubert Quotes (139 quotes)
“Madame Aubain's servant Felicite was the envy of the ladies of Pont-l'Eveque for half a century.”
Three Tales [Trois Contes] (1877), "A Simple Heart" [Un cœur simple]
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsGustave Flaubert
Born: December 12, 1821
Died: May 8, 1880 (aged 58)
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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