I was playing with my dolls today. Meet my Madame Bovary.

“for her, life was as cold as an attic with a window looking to the north, and ennui, like a spider, was silently spinning its shadowy web in every cranny of her heart.” – Gustave Flaubert



This post was prompted by Daily Prompt: Playtime.

63 Comments on “Playtime

  1. VoilΓ  une poupΓ©e trΓ¨s classe. πŸ™‚
    PS: j’ai lu Madame Bovary… et je n’ai pas aimΓ©. πŸ˜†


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  5. She doesn’t look so bored to me. Rather pleased with herself, in fact. A little like you should be for your excellent post, Paula. πŸ™‚


    • I only started collecting them recently :). They are beautiful, but not easy to photograph. Thank you very much, Julie. I am happy you like it:)


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  7. About the photo,Rene’ and I found the lighting perfect…
    And the French authors you mentioned…….they are so much part of our life !
    We’re not so young as luminaetumbrae , of course!


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    • The doll is suppposed to represent Madame Bovary. She was a tragic literary figure. I got it as a gift just a week ago and had to take a portrait of her πŸ˜€ I am glad you like the post, Jane πŸ™‚


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