Madame Bovary: Life in a Country Town
Echoing the original World's Classics series, this title is one of an initial batch of 6 mini hardbacks produced to a gift book standard with stitched binding, head and tail bands, printed on 60msg paper and featuring matt laminated jackets in a retro look design. The translation is not by Anita Brookner, whose latest novel Falling Slowly, appears in January 1999 (Random House). Instead, the classic 1949 Gerard Hopkins translation of Flaubert's great novel Madame Bovary is supplemented byan introduction by Anita Brookner, whose latest novel Falling Slowly, appears in January 1999 (Random House).
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