Martin, bored with the hectic life in Paris, returns to the homeland (a small city in Normandy) to return to the household bakery. From his youthful ambitions, a lot creativeness and fervour for classical literature remained, notably Gustave Flaubert. His quiet life turns abruptly with the arrival of latest neighbors, a few Englishmen. Not solely do newcomers have suggestive names, Gemma and Charles Bovery, however their conduct appears impressed by Flaubert’s heroes within the notorious ebook Madame Bovary. To Martin’s stressed spirit there may be born the chance to control, along with the day-to-day dough, the destiny of those characters in flesh and blood. Nonetheless, the attractive and sensual Gemma Bovery doesn’t know the classics of literature and insists on dwelling her personal life.