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Biographie: Gustave Flaubert

  Gustave Flaubert
Gustave Flaubert was born in 1784 as son of a surgeon in in Rouen. He dies in 1880 on his farm in Croisset. One of his most important works, Madame Bovary, was first published in 1857 as a book, but before that, in 1856, it was published in magazine. La revue de Paris. Due to the topic in the novel - adultery - he was brought to court, but all claims were discharged in the end.

A detailed biography is to be found here:

Following now, chapter 5 of the second part of the novel Madame Bovary. Madame Bovary feels the banality of the her life. She does not want to accept this and tries to act upon her wish for more excitement. Although she is married to Charles Bovary, who loves her and his simple life, she starts an affair with her great love Léon Dupuis, for whom she piles up debts. When Monsieur Lheureux, to whom she owes, demands the payment of the debts, her world breaks together. All attempts to provide the money fail. She commits suicide.

In the following part describes a trip to a flax spinning company and you will find these person:

Charles Bovary: husband of Emma Bovary, an assistant doctor.
Homois: pharmacist of the city, and representative of the "traditional"
Léon Dupois: a student of law, lover of Emma Bovary
Binet: another citizen of Yonville, captain of the fire brigade
Napoléon and Athalie: children of Homois