Flaubert's Parrot

Paperback | September 14, 2009

byJulian Barnes

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A classic work by a great British author, published for the first time by Vintage.


Geoffrey Braithwaite is a retired doctor haunted by an obsession with the great French literary genius, Gustave Flaubert. As Geoffrey investigates the mystery of the stuffed parrot Flaubert borrowed from the Museum of Rouen to help research one of his novels, we learn an enormous amount about the writer's work, family, lovers, thought processes, health and obsessions. But we also gradually come to learn some important and shocking details about Geoffrey and his own life.

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A classic work by a great British author, published for the first time by Vintage.Geoffrey Braithwaite is a retired doctor haunted by an obsession with the great French literary genius, Gustave Flaubert. As Geoffrey investigates the mystery of the stuffed parrot Flaubert borrowed from the Museum of Rouen to help research one of his nov...

JULIAN BARNES is the author of nine novels including A History of the World in 10½ Chapters; England and Arthur and George.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7.75 × 5.07 × 0.58 inPublished:September 14, 2009Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0099540088

ISBN - 13:9780099540083

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