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Description de l’éditeur

Dangerous Acquaintances is a French epistolary novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, first published in four volumes by Durand Neveu from March 23, 1782.


It is the story of the Marquise de Merteuil and the Vicomte de Valmont, two rivals (and ex-lovers) who use seduction as a weapon to humiliate and degrade others, all the while enjoying their cruel games and boasting about their manipulative talents. It has been claimed to depict the decadence of the French aristocracy shortly before the French Revolution, thereby exposing the perversions of the so-called Ancien Régime. However, it has also been described as an amoral story.

GENRE
Romans et littérature
SORTIE
2017
29 mars
LANGUE
EN
Anglais
LONGUEUR
569
Pages
ÉDITEUR
Fix Pub
TAILLE
410.1
Mo

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