by Gustave Flaubert
Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2010
Number of pages: 159
A historical novel set in Carthage during the third century BCE, immediately before and during the Mercenary Revolt which took place shortly after the First Punic War. The book, which Flaubert researched painstakingly, is largely an exercise in sensuous and violent exoticism.
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