Lacey Noonan's A Gronking to Remember makes 50 Shades of Grey look like Madame Bovary in terms of its literary sophistication.
True confession: I hated Madame Bovary, sacrilegious as that sounds.
This extraordinary book did not call forth the enthusiasm that greeted Madame Bovary.
Madame Bovary bit her lips, and the child knocked about the village.
And then there were independents, like Flaubert who, with Madame Bovary, passed realism by on his way to naturalism.
Often even Madame Bovary; taking no heed of him, began her toilette.
There is plenty of diversity of method in Madame Bovary, though the story is so simple.
Often even Madame Bovary, taking no heed of him, began her toilette.
Aurora Floyd, a novel with a strong affinity to Madame Bovary, followed, and achieved equal success.
This is the death-bed scene, where Madame Bovary expires in convulsions.