A Dangerous Liaison: Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre (Carole Seymour-Jones)

A Dangerous Liaison: Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre (Carole Seymour-Jones) soon to be presented for sale on the superior BookLovers of Bath web site!

Published: London: Century, 2008, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white photographs;

From the cover: From their first meeting in the summer of 1929, Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir shared an intense, passionate, and sometimes painful love-affair that was to last fifty-one tempestuous years. As the creators of existentialism, Sartre and Beauvoir became an inspiration for their generation, the model couple of the counter-culture.

Moving from the corridors of the Sorbonne and the chestnut groves of the Limousin to the cafes and caves of the Left Bank, we discover how the strikingly beautiful and gifted young Simone came to fall in love with the squinting, arrogant, hard-drinking Jean-Paul. As Juliette Greco sang and students danced the jitterbug long into the night, the couples int…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Edges of the text block lightly tanned.

Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XVII] 574 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I captivate you with this splendid selection from my Biography catalogue?

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