Flaubert's Parrot

Flaubert's Parrot A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters - Everyman's Library

Hardback (12 Sep 2012) | English

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Flaubert's Parrot, shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1984, concerns the attempts of an increasingly bemused researcher to establish certain facts about a famous French novelist and the stuffed bird which used to sit on his desk.A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters blends fact and fiction in a virtuoso kaleidoscope of vignettes from Noah's time to the present. One of the author's most inventive works, it was praised by Salman Rushdie as 'frequently brilliant, funny, thoughtful, iconoclastic and a delight to read'.

Book information

ISBN: 9781841593487
Publisher: Everyman
Imprint: Everyman
Pub date:
DEWEY: 823.914
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xxvii, 449 , 2 unnumbered folded of plates
Weight: 600g
Height: 209mm
Width: 132mm
Spine width: 31mm