The story develops really well and the whole work is highly readable.
Du Beauvior dedicated this philosophical book to Jean-Paul Sartre, and it is a thoughtful, chilling look at humankind and our desire for perfection.
If you want an entertaining, thought provoking, and, perhaps, beliefs-altering book, read All Men are Mortal.
Only reason why not 5 stars is because the cover is cheesy. I read it as a young man in the original hardcover which left me unprepared to the historic, philosophical, romantic,... Read morePublished 10 months ago by bookworm_2000
thanks! it met my expectations. i have not started to read it, but the book's condition is wonderful! have a great day!Published 14 months ago by josette s. sanchez
This is an absolutely marvelous book that takes readers through centuries of European (and some American) history while elucidating some of the tenets of an existentialist... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Alyssia
The book is an amazing perspective. Super original, I massively enjoyed. It might lag for some people but the point is to understand the plight of the the main guy who is immortal;... Read morePublished 19 months ago by cdon
I picked this up because I was a fan of De Beaurivor's The Ethics Of Ambiguity, and, needed some new fiction to read. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Ben from San Diego
I read this book while i was on a kind of "french thing" in my reading, i had read Camus, Satre and Gide prior to reading this book. Read morePublished on September 23, 2011 by Lewis Woolston
There's never enough time in a day to accomplish all that you would like to do...unless, perhaps, you knew had eternity to do whatever floats your boat. Read morePublished on May 10, 2008 by Jennifer J. Timmons