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Salammbo - Gustave Flaubert

Paperback Published: 21st February 2006
ISBN: 9781595690357
Number Of Pages: 221

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The novel Salammbo (published in 1862) interweaves historical and fictional characters. The action takes place before and during the Mercenary Revolt, an uprising of mercenaries in the employ of Carthage in the 3rd century BC. --- An unfinished opera by Modest Mussorgsky, a silent film by Pierre Marodon and a play by Charles Ludlam are among the many adaptations of Flaubert's novel. --- Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880), famous French novelist, known for his endless search for "le mot juste" (the precise word); author of Madame Bovary (1857). In 1858, in order to gather material for Salammbo, Flaubert paid a visit to Carthage.

ISBN: 9781595690357
ISBN-10: 1595690352
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 221
Published: 21st February 2006
Publisher: Mondial
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.32
Weight (kg): 0.3

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