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Belle du Seigneur - Albert Cohen
Belle du Seigneur
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Published in 1968, this hilarious mock-epic concerning the mental world of the cuckold has since established itself beyond all doubt as a major novel of the 20th century. Disillusioned by his work as Under-Secretary General of the League of Nations, Solal, a Mediterranean Jew with great gifts and... show more
Published in 1968, this hilarious mock-epic concerning the mental world of the cuckold has since established itself beyond all doubt as a major novel of the 20th century. Disillusioned by his work as Under-Secretary General of the League of Nations, Solal, a Mediterranean Jew with great gifts and crippling idealism, searches for the Absolute in a "chemically pure" love affair.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780670821877 (067082187X)
Publisher: Viking Adult
Pages no: 992
Edition language: English
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Bloodorange
Bloodorange rated it
0.0 Belle du Seigneur
I had to stop reading since I had to return it to the library, and intended to start reading it again, but no. It is sprawling and hysterical. Fascinating insights into the world of organisations and pre-corporations, though.
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I've just started it. hope it won't take me too long to finish it.
Manny Rayner's book reviews
Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it
5.0
This is a great novel about romantic love; alternately, one could say that it's about what it's like to be a sex and love addict, since it doesn't portray romantic love very positively. The three main characters are Ariane, her husband Didi, and Solal, who later becomes Ariane's lover. The first thi...
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