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.
©1984 Julian Barnes (P)2010 Random House Audio
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"Who's a pretty polly"
I love julian Barnes-- so effortless in his writing and narration
most of what i heard
If i was the editor i would have redone this entire production as the sound levels of this recording are faulty especially from chapter 3 onwards
this audiobook is faulty very poor sound quality
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