Flaubert's Parrot

Abridged Audiobook

Written By: Julian Barnes

Narrated By: Julian Barnes

Publisher: Random House UK

Date: November 2010

Duration: 2 hours 59 minutes

Summary:

Geoffrey Braithwaite is a retired doctor haunted by an obsession with the great French literary genius, Gustave Flaubert. As Geoffrey investigates the mystery of the stuffed parrot Flaubert borrowed from the Museum of Rouen to help research one of his novels, we learn an enormous amount about the writer's work, family, lovers, thought processes, health and obsessions. But we also gradually come to learn some important and shocking details about Geoffrey and his own life.

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