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The Temptation of Saint Anthony by Gustave Flaubert
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Jan 24, 2012

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Trippy! Dizzying amounts of obscure references and Biblical names/stories/themes - Flaubert was a mad genius, and besides the nearly indescribable excellence of his writing, this work (play? novel?) is humbling in its encapsulation of one man's obsession with learning.
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