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Flaubert"s parrot

Julian Barnes

Flaubert"s parrot

by Julian Barnes

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Published by Oasis .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJulian Barnes.
The Physical Object
Pagination Sound cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21671556M

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That I knew very little of Flauberts life was an advantage for me to get a full immersion into this literary extravaganza. One can tell that Barnes had fun writing this alternative biography of the famous French writer, using his stuffed parrot to concoct a colorful tapestry of interspersed anecdotes with metaliterary intention, ironic finesse and the savoir faire of a virtuous ventriloquist/5.

Flaubert's Parrot is the rare exception: a novel about a novelist that does NOT present its author as a "Look-What-I-Can-Do-With-A-Book." Julian Barnes is an extraordinary talent and Flaubert's Parrot should be required reading for anyone interested in modern literature.

This Cited by:   Julian Barnes's Flaubert's Parrot is an appropriate novel with which to begin a column on literary criticism, for literary criticism is one of its subjects.

This is true in a quite traditional way. Flaubert’s Parrot is a novel by Julian Barnes, published in The book is a collection of biographical research, literary criticism, and philosophical considerations on the relationship between writers and their works, told from the perspective Flauberts parrot book Geoffrey Braithwaite, a year-old retired doctor and widower.

Free download or read online Flauberts Parrot pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Julian Barnes. Flauberts parrot book book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, european literature story are,/5.

Flaubert's Parrot is the rare exception: a novel about a novelist that does NOT present its author as a "Look-What-I-Can-Do-With-A-Book." Julian Barnes is an extraordinary talent and Flaubert's Parrot should be required reading for anyone interested in modern literature.

This /5(). Sly, quite witty, and very smart: an elegant meditation on the precincts of Art and Life, embodied in that great polar-bear of these two antipodes—Flaubert.

English critic and novelist Barnes (Metroland) gives over the narration of this playful but quite serious literary investigation to a fictional retired doctor, Geoffrey Braithwait, an amateur Flaubert scholar whose wife (sporadically. I picked up this book at a friend's recommendation.

It is the first (but certainly won't be the last) book I've read by Barnes. Although the story putatively deals with an aging scholar's research into (and physical search for) Loulou, a parrot mentioned in Flaubert's "Un coeur simple," it covers much larger issues--the relationship of art and life, the dubious nature of literary legacies, the Cited by:   The Paperback of the Flaubert's Parrot by Julian Barnes at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Born in Leicester inJulian Barnes is the author of nine novels, a book of stories, and a collection of essays.

He has won both the Prix Médicis and the Prix /5(20). ''Flaubert's Parrot'' is high literary entertainment. His book is a great success, humane and generous, full of insight and wit, rich and even prodigal in its verbal inventiveness: a book.

Flaubert's Parrot tells the story of Geoffrey Braithwaite, an English doctor who is obsessed with Gustave Flaubert. Geoffrey states that he has three stories to tell: Flaubert's, his own, and his wife Ellen's.

The novel is comprised partly of fiction and partly of literary criticism, as the book traces Geoffrey's search for the "facts" about Flaubert and his work. Complete summary of Julian Barnes' Flaubert's Parrot.

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Flaubert's Parrot (Book): Barnes, Julian: A kind of detective story, relating a cranky amateur scholar's search for the truth about Gustave Flaubert, and the obsession of this detective whose life seems to oddly mirror those of Flaubert's characters.

“Flaubert’s Parrot is a book that by turns engages, impresses and finally bowls you over with its sharpness, wit and dazzling originality.” —Los Angeles Herald Examiner “A gem: an unashamed literary novel that is also unashamed to be readable, and broadly entertaining.4/5(32).

Flaubert's Parrot, Julian Barnes's breakthrough book—shortlisted for the Booker Prize in —is the story of Geoffrey Braithwaite, a retired doctor who is obsessed with the French author and with tracking down a stuffed parrot that once inspired him.

Barnes playfully combines a literary detective story with a character study of its Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Flauberts Parrot by Barnes, Julian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at About Flaubert’s Parrot.

A kind of detective story, relating a cranky amateur scholar’s search for the truth about Gustave Flaubert, and the obsession of this detective whose life seems to oddly mirror those of Flaubert’s characters.

Buy Flaubert's Parrot 01 by Barnes, Julian (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). Flaubert’s Parrot is a novel written by Julius Barnes which was published in This pages book was published by Jonathan Cape in England.

The books tell the story of Geoffrey Braithwaite who visited England and found inspiration in a museum where he saw a stuffed parrot sitting on one of the displays/5. Flaubert’s Parrot is an anomaly in the literary world: a thoroughly imaginative work based on the most irrefutable historical fact.

The known facts of Flaubert’s life are rigidly observed.Flauberts Parrot by Julian Barnes. You Searched For: Author/Artist etc.: julian barnes, Ex-library book.

The item shows wear from consistent use, but it remains in good condition and works perfectly. All pages and cover are intact (including the dust cover, if applicable).

Spine may show signs of wear. Guardian book club: The epigraph at the beginning of Flaubert's Parrot provides an early clue to Julian Barnes's intentions for the novel, says John : Guardian Staff.