Tag Archives: Gustave Flaubert

Five on Friday 13

HODLER MONET MUNCH The musée Marmottan Monet, on the western edge of Paris, in the calm 16th arrondissement, has two major special exhibitions a year. This year, the fall and winter show, which runs from September 15 to January 22, 2017, … Continue reading

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J’ai tout convoité, et je n’ai joui de rien

One of my favorite French writers, Guy de Maupassant, was born on August 5, 1850.  His particular specialty was the short story, of which he wrote about 300, although he did also write some novels, travel books, and a book … Continue reading

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Faire quelque chose à la sueur de son front

French writer Gustave Flaubert was born on December 12, 1821. He is counted among France’s most important novelists. Born in Rouen, Normandie, the son of a surgeon, his family determined that he should pursue a career in law, although he had no … Continue reading

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