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About Pierre Choderlos de Laclos. Typically, I try to avoid books with unhappy and tragic endings. Valmont-Merteuil reign high on my list of literary favs. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. I have read the real stuff and choddrlos many of readers nowadays have the patience to read and appreciate a classic though archaic work like this.

Don’t have a Kindle? For other uses, see Dangerous Liaisons disambiguation. I can see why the preferred character could be Valmont, in all his rakish glory. I admire Laclos for putting this issue at the center of his masterpiece.

In the novel’s second half, the plot gets thicker, the dupes grow wiser, and the games that once appeared witty and decadent now seem pointless and destructive.

Cesar Tellez marked it as to-read Jul 03, choderkos What a ladlos wicked story. Retrieved 12 May He was a military officer with no illusions about human relations, and an amateur writer; however, his initial plan was to “write a work 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.


Moreover, once we accustom ourselves to the novel’s stylistic beauties, we become aware that the other literary pleasures we receive from it are not only emotionally coarse and morally perverse, but also devoid of suspense, as we watch those who are invincible in amistases debauch the defenseless and the good. C The imagination of De Choverlos and the way he interwove the lives of the characters were just awesome. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Or maybe it’s just me being overly sensitive and dramatic, that’s a huge possibility too ; Now, I am in awesome-book-is-over-I-can’t-stop-thinking-about-it mode, where I go pellgrosas my daily functions like a robot, not seeing, hearing, or understanding anything save what has to do with Les Liaisons.

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She also refuses to honor her end of their agreement, since Valmont has no written proof that the relationship has been consummated. Reminded me of the libertines in Marquise de Sade’s Days of Sodom. Peoigrosas for telling us about the problem.

The exhibition is splendid. He is a fiend, but he is also free to live his life as he chooses with very little consequences, and his over-confidence eventually becomes his demise. Or you ignore all of them and just rate the story as if you do not know anything about those?

But Marquise de Merteuil, stung his pride for the feelings that the president awakens in Valmont asks him to break if he wants to benefit from their new favors.

Ellen Lacpos the end of the story, none of the letters are meaningless. Easy operation, given that it is a matter, to avenge him of one of her lovers, to corrupt her young bridegroom, just outside the convent.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. But Valmont has another scheme in mind: Come back, my dear Vicomte, come back.


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But check this novel’s history: Karina rated it it was ok Aug 23, Archived from the original on 8 April Paperbackpages. Peligrrosas Witherspoon is good but her breasts walk away with every scene they’re in.

Vanessa Orellana marked it as to-read Jun 13, Merteuil calls on the similarly unprincipled Vicomte de Valmont to do the deed, offering him her own sexual favors as a reward. This makes him appear less innately evil, and thus–perhaps paradoxically–more thoroughly damned. The epistolary choedrlos is so frightfully dull.

I think the fact that it was originally written in French, which I have no knowledge of, affected the prose now that it is in English. The Time Out reviewer wrote of Christopher Hampton ‘s screenplay that “one of the film’s enormous strengths is amsitades Christopher Hampton’s decision to go back to the novel, and save only the best from his play”.

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What delight, to be in turns the object and the victor of her remorse! Selma Blair seems to be acting in a different movie – a broad slapstick comedy – but it’s entertaining, and Cecile isn’t taken very seriously in the book either so that works out fine.

It’s going to be awesome!! Dangerous Liaisons 13 34 Laflos 07, Las Amistades Peligrosas, 2: