This volume includes A Simple Heart, The legend of St Julian Hospitator and Herodias. These three pieces of fiction by the 19th-century French naturalist are introduced by an essay describing his life, works, and artistic abilities.
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Released in 1877, roughly 20 years after the hoopla created by the greatly challengedMadame Bovary , this volume includes "A Simple Heart," "The Legend of Saint Julian Hospitator," and Herodias ... Read full review
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