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In a fit of jealousy, Merteuil mocks Valmont and threatens to trash his reputation as a carefree gigolo. Norma Heyman Hank Moonjean.

Why don’t you reply? View all 46 comments. I can be your friend though: Showing of 5 reviews. Refresh and try again. Of course, one must be willing to deal with the slightly archaic turn of phrase and expressions, but the reward of how Laclos made each voice so distinct and their banter so sharp and darkly funny makes up for the slower and more tedious passages. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Such is the power of this book, that you love the villains but agree they deserve the ending they get, and their true nature revealed and all the consequences it encompasses leaves you torn between your previous admiration of their wicked minds, and your newly-found realization of the disgust of their behaviour.

What do you say??! I just re-watched Cruel Intentions last night and it’s still good trashy fun, but it doesn’t do a very good job of adapting the book. The marquee of Merteuil, his accomplice, of which he was formerly his mistress, wonders if it will be a revenge for her. Las Amistades Peligrosas, 2: A book for real readers.


Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Alex marked it as to-read Jul 23, Valmont and Merteuil are cynical, libertine and decadent, amishades through the numerous letters that weave the story, we come to know them as extremely complex creations. The New York Times.

C The imagination of De Laclos and the way he interwove the lives of the characters were just awesome.

Las Amistades Peligrosas, 2: Coleccion De Cartas Recopiladas En Una Sociedad…

Un libro apasionante, escrito en modo epistolar de una manera magistral, que no deja entrever la forma de vida de la corte francesa del siglo XVIII. Valmont-Merteuil reign high on my list of literary favs. As for the marquise, ruined, disfigured by smallpox, must leave the country.

Seriously, the way they work is so mind-bogglingly amazing that I had to put my book down several times to assimilate all the glory of what had just happened.

Merteuil accepts, on the condition that he furnish written proof of the liaison. The novel is so tightly wrapped, so self-referential, that I doubt I will find an An absolutely magnificent novel! See all 5 questions about Les Liaisons dangereuses….

Toss both these sorts psligrosas people together into a restrictive society, and voila! Una trama de este tipo por supuesto amistdes ha sido llevada al cine en la actualidad. Searching for leverage, he instructs his page Azolan to seduce Tourvel’s maid Julie to gain access to Tourvel’s private correspondence. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The amount of detail that they laa into their game is truly astounding.

Meanwhile, Valmont somehow manages to win Tourvel’s heart—but at a cost: This also gave us amisttades look of how the French monarchy was gradually declining in popularity until such reasons, with the latter as the catalyst, helped in fuelling the revolution.


It seems What a deliciously wicked story. Well I’m currently reading it for school and I must confess I don’t find it as appealing as some may say. En fait, un bon livre, c’est comme une bonne paire de chaussures. This new translation gives Laclos a modern voice, and readers will be able a judge whether the novel is as “diabolical” and “infamous” as its critics have claimed, or whether it has much to tell us about the kind of world amistadew ourselves live peligrossas.

Paperbackpages. It seems to me that Laclos’ work has a choderllos modern relevance. His machinations, his successes, are all the more easy because of his gender, and the resulting freedoms it accords him. When attempting to navigate love, one always messes up somewhere.

Affascinante, intrigante, pervaso da una cattiveria insolita e stravagante.

He was a military officer with no illusions about human relations, and an amateur writer; however, his initial plan was to “write a cchoderlos which departed from the ordinary, which made a noise, and which would remain on earth after his death”; from this point of view he mostly attained his goals, with the fame of his masterwork Les Liaisons dangereuses. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. View all 23 comments. Check Top 10 Novels by your favorite authors here.

Les Liaisons dangereuses by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

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