This morning, I thought of M. de Laclos’s charming novel for the first time in years, Dangerous Liaisons by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos (Part Four), 10, 50 Las Amistades Peligrosas, 2: Coleccion De Cartas Recopiladas En Una Sociedad. Pierre Choderlos De Laclos. Planeta, – pages Las Amistades peligrosas, 3: coleccion de cartas recopiladas en una sociedad · Choderlos de Laclos. Las amistades peligrosas by Choderlos de Laclos at – ISBN – ISBN – CreateSpace View all copies of Las amistades peligrosas from £ Pierre Choderlos de Laclos. Francia.
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I wonder, if I had read this book when I was 21 instead of 31, would I have saved myself a good deal of grief concerning relationships? Any villainous project they have in mind is sure not only to succeed at the complete detriment of others and in the utter ruination of their victim for their own benefit, but to be undertaken in such a way as to make them look like veritable heroes and the sole friends and saviours of their innocent victims.
Letitia I’m taking a class on this book with Professor Arnold Weinstein and he recommends the P. I admire Laclos for putting this issue at the center of his masterpiece.
She is by far ,aclos most fascinating character of the book. P What fools men are!
This is one of my all-time favorites. I got enough from pp or so. A The poetic even though lengthy way the characters express themselves in the letters.
Recommended to Anne by: Piere 25, Lisa rated it it was amazing Shelves: The novel centers around two very bored, very jaded, very wicked French aristocrats, the Marquise de Merteuil and the Vicomte de Valmont, former lovers, but forever accomplices, best friends and confidantes, who have nothing better to do with their time and intelligence than scheme and manipulate oierre for their own amusement.
Everyone is punished in this story in one way or another. That’s why I value this work, because it reminds pkerre of what wretched and capricious creatures we humans can become. The psychological rewards ar Only a country like France, which takes sex seriously with a smile, as Britain does snobbery with a snoot, could produce this ironic novel.
Les Liaisons dangereuses
About Pierre Choderlos de Laclos. Helen Constantine’s recentish one for Penguin got good reviews in my research, and I totally loved it.
To ask other readers questions about Les Liaisons dangereusesplease sign up. Overbred, overindulged, the ex-lovers become sexual conspirators after tossing other partners.
Virtue, like sincerity, amishades never enough. Dangerous Liaisons – 3 stars 4 19 May 23, They will add to my happiness and my triumph.
Starting fromJean-Honore gives up the libertinage as model for inspiration. Toss both these sorts of people together into a restricti I wonder, if I had read this book when I was 21 instead dhoderlos 31, would I have saved myself a good deal of grief concerning relationships? East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Refresh and try again.
In the end, the plot veers sharply from the amoral toward the moralistic, but keeps itself from plummeting into sanctimony by the absurdity of the punishments allocated for the wicked. I could expand about her all day long, but instead I will simply direct you to Marquise’s reviewwhere she explains everything perfectly.
If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller laclo It’s an explosively smutty era, but even most of the smut isn’t that great. A literary tour-de-force, this book is a magnificent, perverse story of manipulation, seduction, betrayal and deceit. Early, it must abort. I am reading it right now had to buy the paperback off Amazon as this translation is not available on Kindle.
Affascinante, intrigante, pervaso da una cattiveria insolita e stravagante. Share your thoughts with other customers.
Dec 01, Manny rated it liked it Shelves: Urbane, amusing, they strike a cynical assault on society. Las Amistades Peligrosas Spanish Edition. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. One of my all time favourite books, Les Liaisons dangereuses is a tour de force written entirely in letters. We learn that the Vicomte de Valmont can enjoy a philanthropic pleasure while failing to appreciate its intrinsic value, seeing it merely as one step on the path of Madame de Tourvel’s seduction.
She writes the most horrible, yet eloquent letter imaginable, and the Vicomte copies it word for word and passes it on to Madame de Tourvel, the victim of the intrigue.
Les Liaisons dangereuses by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
Thank you for your time. Jan 04, Sketchbook rated it it was amazing. Two schools of thought. Typically, I try to avoid books with unhappy and tragic endings. Only conquest can cure him lacloss a humiliating feeling.