|Madame Bovary (1857) [Novel]|
by Gustave Flaubert
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Unhappily married to a devoted, clumsy provincial doctor, Emma Bovary revolts against the ordinariness of her life by pursuing voluptuous dreams of ecstasy and love. But her sensuous and sentimental desires lead her only to suffering, corruption, and downfall.
Original title: Madame Bovary
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Literary Fiction/classics