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A new translation of one of the most notorious novels of all time Published just years before the French Revolution, Laclos’s great novel of. Dangerous Liaisons, novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, first published in as Les Liaisons dangereuses. The work, also translated as Dangerous. Project Gutenberg · 58, free ebooks · 2 by Choderlos de Laclos. Dangerous Connections, v. 1, 2, 3, 4 by Choderlos de Laclos. No cover.

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To be honest, I ended up feeling sad for her: Nana Coupeau is a beautiful woman, able to attract men of enormous wealth with the crook of her finger. Helen Constantine’s recentish one for Penguin got good reviews in my research, and I totally loved it.

Dangerous Connections, v. 1, 2, 3, 4 by Choderlos de Laclos

I learn An Excellent work on human malice. It’s an explosively smutty era, but even most of the smut isn’t that great. I have read the real stuff and not many of readers nowadays have the patience to read and appreciate a classic though archaic work like this.

If you prefer to suggest your own revision of the article, you can go to edit mode requires login. I’m a rainbows-and-sunshine type of girl who delights in happily-ever-afters and evil villains redeemed, but as Les Liaisons dangereuses is not a fluffy historical romance where all’s well that ends well, the ending, I must admit, greatly affected me and left me more than a little distressed.

The subject of major film and stage adaptations, the novel’s prime movers, the Vicomte de Valmont and the Marquise de Merteuil, form an unholy alliance and turn seduction into a game – a game which they must The complex moral ambiguities of seduction and revenge make Les Liaisons dangereuses one of the most scandalous and controversial novels in European literature. In addition, the letters beco Aside from the fact that Les Liaisons Se has a tight, efficient plot and well-constructed characters, what’s most impressive about it is how well it works as an actual epistolary novel.


I did enjoy this book but it was somewhat spoilt for me for having seen the excellent movie starring John Malkovich and Glenn Close the updated version with Sarah Michelle Liaksons is pretty good too. We have online sites for showcasing clips of sexual acts unknowingly filmed, for revenge porn, for rating the attractiveness and ‘easiness’ of others. This recording is clear, but there are small hitches pifrre the editing: Jun laclls, Lisa rated it it was amazing Shelves: While the woman Merteuil is an expert liaiisons deciphering and deconstructing human emotions and its repercussions, Valmont is a virtuoso of reading human reactions even in the slightest form of subtle and heavily-attempted hidden gestures; which enables him to translate it to the emotions of his hapless victims thereby making him a virtual mind reader that aids him to know what should be his next move.

Dangerous Liaisons | novel by Laclos |

I learned how to look cheerful while under the table I stuck a fork onto the back of my hand. When you bungle folly after folly, you come running back to me each time, and I’m always the one who has to take you out of scrapes.

Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of Not to what people told me, which naturally was of no interest to me, but to whatever it was they were trying to hide. That is also the reason why I am giving this book, Les Liaisons Liaisonss Dangerous Liaisons by Choderlos de Laclos first published as a book ina 4-star rating I really liked it.

Sarah Michelle Gellar is adequate. Are they really ghosts she’s seeing? On her part, she also undertakes the seduction of Danceny, the man she loves and that loves the girl in return.

On the surface, reading “Les Liaisons Dangereuses” is no more difficult than following a very long Facebook conversation thread even better if By the second letter, the film “Cruel Intentions” bloomed in my mind. Published a few years before the French Revolution, Lalos allegedly meant it as a slap to the face of the decadent aristocracy, their abuse of position and power, their immoral and depraved conduct and hypocrisy. Everyone is punished in this story in one way or another.


The letters of the wicked are elegant, the letters of the good are instructive, but the letters of the naive and innocent are by necessity simple and ingenuous, and their lack of awareness both taxes the patience and dissipates the interest of the reader, all the more so because they aggravate his sympathies and frustrate his moral impulses at the same time.

However, it has also been described as an amoral story. Valmont, the rake, the seducer, the ruiner of women is a male character so often done, before and since, as to be stereotypical. Choderlos de Laclos certainly is a perf Oh the painful brilliance of these letters!

E’ forse uno dei romanzi pierree che ho meglio digerito. To think that it was published inseven years before the French Revolution. His performance is very good, but the audiobook is structured VERY poorly. Models is the first book ever written on seduction as an emotional process rather than a logical one, a process of connecting with women rather than impressing them.

Laurence Sterne Narrated by: What delight, to be in turns the object and the victor of her remorse! I highly enjoyed listening to the audiobook and the reader did a fantastic job.