1904. With an appendix containing notes of the controversy over the romance. Volume IV. Flaubert, a French novelist of the realist school, best-known for his story of Madame Bovary. Salammbo is among the first works of heroic fantasy. Flaubert's novel is a love story about Salammbo, daughter of the great Carthaginian general Hamilcar, and Matho, a Libyan mercenary, in the time of the fall of Carthage to the Roman Empire. The story is rife with tales of treachery and deceit, much of it spearheaded by the slave Spendius. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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