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Description - Bonjour Tristesse by Francoise Sagan

'Late into the night we talked of love, of its complications. In my father's eyes they were imaginary . . . This conception of rapid, violent and passing love affairs appealed to my imagination. I was not at the age when fidelity is attractive. I knew very little about love.'

The French Riviera- home to the Beautiful People. And none are more beautiful than Cecile, a precocious seventeen-year-old, and her father Raymond, a vivacious libertine. Charming, decadent and irresponsible, the golden-skinned duo are dedicated to a life of free love, fast cars and hedonistic pleasures. But then, one long, hot summer Raymond decides to marry, and Cecile and her lover Cyril feel compelled to take a hand in his amours, with tragic consequences.

Bonjour Tristesse scandalized 1950s France with its portrayal of teenager terrible Cecile, a heroine who rejects conventional notions of love, marriage and responsibility to choose her own sexual freedom.

'The novel that paved the way for the permissive society . . . one of the literary sensations of the century' Daily Telegraph

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780241951569
Format: Paperback / softback
(181mm x 111mm x 6mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Mar-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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