Reviews

  • "Magnificent. I insist everyone reads Adam Thorpe's new translation"

    Vogue
  • "The most scandalous novel of all time"

    Playboy
  • "Flaubert's 1856 novel begins with marriage and what follows is the archetypal tale of a desperate housewife"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "‘Thorpe's new translation of Madame Bovary is to die for’"

    Independent
  • "[Thorpe’s] hard work has yielded beauty. The rhythms are perfectly judged, unexpected enough to make the reader attend to every word"

    Robert Chandler,, TLS