this book offered a teenager's view into a world of conceit and deceit and manipulation which as a teen i found deep and exciting and somehow attractive. Read morePublished 2 months ago by will crow
The narrator of this novel is a 17-year-old girl named Cecile who lives with her widowed father Raymond and a succession of the father's younger mistresses. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Steven Davis
So, the first thing that needs to be said is...Francoise Sagan wrote this when she was only 18!!!
That, in and of itself, is quite the achievement and I was even more... Read more
Airy, wispy and light: one could easily skim these pages, but if you look closely into the sentences, you quickly discover a world of its own. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Niklas Pivic
toujours fabuleuse, Francoise Sagan. midcentury madness; good morning, sadness. Francoise also wrote Aimez-vous Brahms, a second must read for French fanatics. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Luther Wood
A seventeen year old girl and her father are stumbling through life after the death of her mother, his wife. Read morePublished 9 months ago by James W. Fonseca
My intro to Existentialism began with Bonjour Tristesse. It is a great read, portrays a certain societal stratum's ennui, dissoluteness,
and the relative ease with which they... Read more
I did not enjoy this at all. The book revolves around a girl who wants to preserve her family to include only her father and herself. No one else. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Annie
I'd describe this more of a (long) short story than a novel.
It's a little funny, a little sad, and very french. Read more