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The Resource Bonjour tristesse, Francoise Sagan ; translated by Irene Ash

Bonjour tristesse, Francoise Sagan ; translated by Irene Ash

Label
Bonjour tristesse
Title
Bonjour tristesse
Statement of responsibility
Francoise Sagan ; translated by Irene Ash
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
'Late into the night we talked of love, of its complications. In my father's eyes they were imaginary... This conception of rapid, violent and passing love affairs appealed to my imagination. I was not at the age when fidelity is attractive. I knew very little about love'. The French Riviera: home to the Beautiful People. And none are more beautiful than Cecile, a precocious seventeen-year-old, and her father Raymond, a vivacious libertine. Charming, decadent and irresponsible, the golden-skinned duo are dedicated to a life of free love, fast cars and hedonistic pleasures. But then, one long, hot summer Raymond decides to marry, and Cecile and her lover Cyril feel compelled to take a hand in his amours, with tragic consequences. "Bonjour Tristesse" scandalized 1950s France with its portrayal of teenager terrible Cecile, a heroine who rejects conventional notions of love, marriage and responsibility to choose her own sexual freedom
Summary
Cecile is the spoiled 17-year-old daughter of Raymond, a wealthy Parisian widower vacationing in a villa on the French Riviera. Their pleasure-seeking existence is threatened when Raymond decides to marry Cecile's straitlaced godmother, Anne, who disapproves of the teenager's steamy summer affair with Philippe
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067252
Cataloging source
WLB
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1935-2004
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Sagan, Françoise
Dewey number
843.914
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the French
Literary form
fiction
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Ash, Irene
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True
Series statement
Penguin essentials
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  • May-December romances
  • Remarriage
  • First loves
  • France
Target audience
adult
Label
Bonjour tristesse, Francoise Sagan ; translated by Irene Ash
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • This translation originally published: London: John Murray, 1955
  • Formerly CIP.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000048118814
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780241951569
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)758950788
Label
Bonjour tristesse, Francoise Sagan ; translated by Irene Ash
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • This translation originally published: London: John Murray, 1955
  • Formerly CIP.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000048118814
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780241951569
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)758950788

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