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A Dangerous Liaison This Revealing New Biography Of Simone De Beauvoir And Jean Paul Sartre, Based In Part On Recently Discovered Letters Written By De Beauvoir, Tells How These Two Brilliant Free Thinkers Came To Share A Relationship That Was To Last Over Fifty Years.


About the Author: Carole Seymour-Jones

Carole Seymour Jones was born in North Wales.Educated at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, and Sussex University, she became the acclaimed biographer of Beatrice Webb, Simone de Beauvoir and Vivienne Eliot, while her most recent book examined the life of Anglo French SOE agent Pearl Witherington She cited fellow biographers Richard Holmes and Hermione Lee, plus historian Antony Beevor, among her influe Carole Seymour Jones was born in North Wales.Educated at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, and Sussex University, she became the acclaimed biographer of Beatrice Webb, Simone de Beauvoir and Vivienne Eliot, while her most recent book examined the life of Anglo French SOE agent Pearl Witherington She cited fellow biographers Richard Holmes and Hermione Lee, plus historian Antony Beevor, among her influences A teacher of creative non fiction, memoir and biography, Carole was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Surrey, a regular broadcaster, and judge of the Biographers Club Tony Lothian Prize Her biography Painted Shadow The Life of Vivienne Eliot was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize She was the chair of the Writers in Prison Committee of English PEN, and co editor of Another Sky Voices of Conscience from Around the World , a collection of pieces by writers imprisoned for expressing their views



10 thoughts on “A Dangerous Liaison

  1. says:

    What did you do in the war, Sartre Two years ago when I was in hospital I reread de Beauvoir s Prime of Life and it occurred to me that she and Sartre had rather an easy war Now Carole Seymour Jones, in this double biography, explodes the myth that the couple were prominent in the Resistance and we learn that they did very little indeed It was Albert Camus who put himself in dang


  2. says:

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  3. says:

    Though the book started off a bit slow for me, once the lives of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean Paul Sartre became intertwined at the time of their introduction in 1929 when both were students at the cole Normale Sup rieure , I could hardly tear myself away I set myself to reading 2 chapters a day.I was surprised to discover how apolitical the 2 were during the 1930s Both were then firmly set on


  4. says:

    A Dangerous Liason is full of conjecture and censure, though seemingly so in the name of a purer history This biography of confluence draws from interviews, private letters, and both published and unfinished works by the literary and political icons Jean Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir The book looks at their thought phenomenology, existentialism, feminism, Hegel and their lives in love, a love of


  5. says:

    While I enjoyed reading about the lives and the work of Sarter and De Beauvoir, this book is just badly written The analysis is sometimes superficial, the timeline incoherent, and the language often descends into Cold War propaganda a la tabloid style which is at first amusing,...


  6. says:

    Although I have always enjoyed reading their literary and philosophical writings I even admire some I have never admired the characters of Sartre and de Beauvoir This biography is, indeed, revelatory, and it will not win over any new fans for this controversial couple It may be best to learn to ...


  7. says:

    I found this book to beauthor conjecture and guesswork than an actual biography Got about half way through before I gave up Disapointing that a book about two such fascinating people could be so dull.


  8. says:

    Wow, this book has an amazing amount of detail and historical information I can only imagine how long and hard the author worked to put it together Truely an incredible book Must read for anyone interested in existentialism or Simone s brand of feminism.


  9. says:

    Fantastiski, izcili, aizraujo i utt Br ni ga, rpr t ga gr mata, iesaku oti.


  10. says:

    1939 gad vi a rakst ja v sture sagr ba mani un vairs nepalaida va.


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