Salammbo

Salammbo

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by Gustave Flaubert
     
 

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Salammbo was written by Gustave Flaubert and first published in 1862. The action takes place immediately before and during the Mercenary Revolt against Carthage in the third century BC. This book, which Flaubert researched painstakingly, is largely an exercise in sensuous and violent exoticism. The Carthaginian costumes described therein even left traces on the… See more details below

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Salammbo was written by Gustave Flaubert and first published in 1862. The action takes place immediately before and during the Mercenary Revolt against Carthage in the third century BC. This book, which Flaubert researched painstakingly, is largely an exercise in sensuous and violent exoticism. The Carthaginian costumes described therein even left traces on the fashions of the time.

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ISBN-13:
2940013099975
Publisher:
United Holdings Group
Publication date:
08/16/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,345,106
File size:
1 MB

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