The Desert and the Dancing Girls

Gustave Flaubert

Genre
Biography
Topics
Deserts, Travel
Publisher
Penguin
Author
Gustave Flaubert
Format
Paperback

Description

Combining letters to his mother and friends with personal notes, this volume reconstructs Flaubert's formative journey to Egypt as a young man, beautifully portraying his sense of wonder and decadent surrender to the sensual delights of nineteenth-century Cairo.