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A Sentimental Education by Gustave Flaubert

Hi everyone

This meeting will cover a some classic (albeit possibly not that well known) literature:

 A Sentimental Education  by Gustave Flaubert


A little about the book (taken from Amazon)

Based on Flaubert's own youthful passion for an older woman, Sentimental Education was described by its author as "the moral history of the men of my generation." It follows the amorous adventures of Frederic Moreau, a law student who, returning home to Normandy from Paris, notices Mme Arnoux, a slender, dark woman several years older than himself. It is the beginning of an infatuation that will last a lifetime. He befriends her husband, an influential businessman, and as their paths cross and re-cross over the years, Mme Arnoux remains the constant, unattainable love of Moreau's life. Blending love story, historical authenticity, and satire, Sentimental Education is one of the great French novels of the nineteenth century.

Availability shouldn't be too difficult. The Amazon site sells a Penguin edition and there is a Kindle edition available for readers of the E-book


Hope to see you all there

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