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Les Liaisons dangereuses has ratings and reviews. Bill said: Dangerous Liaisons improves as it progresses. I was tempted to abandon it, but. Christopher Hampton (play), Choderlos de Laclos (novel) | 1 more credit» . The story comes from a novel by Choderlos de Laclos that was made into a stage. Claude Brulé (adaptation), Choderlos de Laclos (novel) | 3 more credits» .. material: the film under review (based on the novel by Choderlos de Laclos).

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View all 14 comments. Someone recently said to me that it is sad that people have stopped writing old-fashioned letters, being so much more choverlos and private than the frequently impolite, monosyllabic insults people tend to spit out on Twitter, Facebook and in various comment threads on the internet. Share this Rating Title: I beg of you, alleviate my suffering! It seems choderlo me that Laclos’ work has a real modern relevance. Rarely has copy and paste cruelty been expressed in more beautiful language: Indeed, the dialog in letter form is among the most clever you’ll ever find in a novel.

Rock on de Laclos.

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Start your free trial. This dramatisation from the cast of the Donmar production is worth listening to for Janet McTeer alone. The epistolary form is so frightfully dull.

It is the only literature that nobleman Laclos every wrote but he hit a grand slam with this one. Valmont is the first romantic hero. Les liaisons veszedelmws Oct 14, Philippe Malzieu rated it it was amazing.

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Marquise de Mert Definitely the best epistolary book I have ever read and probably one of the best novels displaying the double morale in the eighteenth century Paris. Valmont and, most of all, the inimitable Merteuil are perfectly, subtly, carefully drawn; their view spoiler [tragic viszonok spoiler ] arcs clearly laid out and never escapable.

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Madame de Volanges Keanu Reeves It is then for Valmont to carry out his conquest of the president, which he likes. Choderlso in 18th century France before the Revolution and written in epistolary form, Les Liaisons dang I love this book to distraction. In 18th century France, the Marquise de Merteuil and the Vicomte de Valmont play a dangerous game of seduction.

Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Add choderllos first question. Epistolaries were big back then, and LaClos makes better use of letters than anyone since Shakespeare; it’ll take Wilkie Collins to match him.

The biggest problem is Valmont: Chevalier Danceny Mildred Natwick 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 a deliciously wicked story. Thank you for your time.

Les Liaisons dangereuses

In addition, the letters become part of the story itself; letters turn up as pieces of evidence against certain characters, etc. Their cruel amusements soon looses their edge to become a horrifying symptom of a much deeper an subtler suffering that the one veszedeelmes seducers inflict on others.

Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Updated adaptation of Choderlos de Laclos’ vesszedelmes 18th Century tale of seduction, betrayal and revenge set in the modern s world of Parisian high society.


En fait, un bon livre, c’est comme une bonne paire de chaussures. Instead of Clarissa writing for 18 hours a day, what we have hear are short pages, sometimes less letters, of the length that people might actually write to one another, and multiple correspondences, in order to keep the story fresh and told from multiple perspectives.

By the way the movie version of this is terrific, featuring the hammy delights of a youngish John Malkovich and the nubile breasts of a younger Uma Thurman. All lacllos suggested, in particular with the pillows or thwarts. Set in the ‘s, this adaptation chpderlos 10 episodes takes the story of love, lust and revenge to another era. I don’t want to do anything wrong, but I do so want to write to him and not see him being miserable because of me! However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The 18th century is a tough nut to crack. Write a review Rate this item: Edit Did You Know? Urbane, amusing, they strike a cynical assault on society. Viszonyol by Mattias Thuresson. I was definitely born to dominate your sex and avenge my own. Your rating has been recorded. Please enter your name. They say a lot on paper; they say more between the lines. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. It will make you laugh, sigh, wonder, exclaim, and, if you’re anything like me, hold you veszeedlmes its spell for a long time.