Salammbo by Gustave FlaubertSalammbo by Gustave Flaubert


byGustave FlaubertTranslated byA. J. KrailsheimerIntroduction byA. J. Krailsheimer

Paperback | August 25, 1977

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An epic story of lust, cruelty, and sensuality, this historical novel is set in Carthage in the days following the First Punic War with Rome.

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Gustave Flaubert was born in Rouen in 1821. After illness interrupted a career in law, he retired to live with his widowed mother and devote himself to writing. He achieved limited success in his own lifetime, but his fame and reputation grew steadily after his death in 1880.Dr. A.J. Krailsheimer was born in 1921 and was Tutor in Fre...
Title:SalammboFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 7.8 × 5.09 × 0.56 inPublished:August 25, 1977Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140443282

ISBN - 13:9780140443288

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18


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An epic story combining lust, cruelty, riches, ritual and sensuality, few French historical novels can stand comparison with Salammbo.