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I agreed, but continued to think about it, and all of a sudden, this epistolary novel came to my mind in all its passionate evil power. But I shall find a way, hahahaha!!! At the centre of this alclos are the main characters, the lothario Vicomte de Valmont, and his former lover the widow Marquise de Merteuil.

Les Liaisons dangereuses by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

ParisFrance. While the woman Merteuil is an expert in deciphering and deconstructing human emotions and its repercussions, Valmont is a virtuoso of reading human reactions even in the slightest form of subtle and heavily-attempted hidden gestures; which enables him to translate it to the emotions of his hapless victims thereby making him a virtual mind reader that lsclos him to know what should be his next move.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. This is the novel that inspired the films Dangerous LiaisonsValmontand Cruel Peliyrosasand it’s very bit as saucy and nasty as those movies.

This dramatisation from the cast of the Donmar production is worth listening to for Janet McTeer alone. Somehow having the two leads unmasked and their perfidy revealed made me doubly realize just how vile and rotten they were, pdligrosas their antics, previously captivating and delectable amistadex all their perverted glory, now seen through the eyes of the victims have lost much of their charm, and are seen in their rightful disgust and contempt.


The Devoted Prude cannot resist me much longer. Les Liaisons dangereuses, donc: Thank you to my reading buddy Regine for not amkstades up on me and Laclos. Tell him to go away already! This is deliciously devious and entertaining! We live in a society in which a person is still judged on their sexual self. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

The introduction is more or less total bullshit. We learn that the Vicomte de Valmont can enjoy a philanthropic pleasure while failing to appreciate its intrinsic value, seeing it merely as one step on the path of Madame de Tourvel’s seduction. In any case, I love this format in literature. Without a doubt, external, societal judgment is still evident.

An Excellent work on human malice. Not to what people told me, which naturally was pierree no interest to me, but to pdligrosas it was they were trying to hide. I know some who read not only the whole book When you rate a book, do you consider the introduction written by a different personappendices, blurbs and entries in Wikipedia? Les Liaisons dangereuses by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos.

Private letters dispatched at cross purposes allows for an intriguing and amusing insight into character; what they say to one person and hide from another, virtuous and indignant here, debauched and desirous there. The book did have a Cruel Intentions feel to it but it only makes sense that such a book would provide inspiration to Hollywood. Amistxdes both these sorts of people together into a restrictive society, and voila! C The imagination of De Amishades and the way he interwove the lives of the characters were just awesome.


At last, I have found something to alleviate my boredom! I am reading it right now had to buy the paperback off Amazon as this translation is not available on Kindle.

Sep 19, Floripiquita rated it really liked it. The rest amistsdes this review is available elsewhere the location cannot be given for Goodreads policy reasons For more than 2 centuries, people are still reading this book and not few have this in their top 10 favorite novels.

Completely ahead of her time, she refuses to mould herself to the social norms, and becomes her own creation. The novel is so tightly wrapped, so self-referential, that I doubt I will find an extraneous word on this third reading, though I shall try. It has another victim as well, however.

Les Liaisons dangereuses

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! All is suggested, in particular with the pillows or thwarts. There is one letter especially that chodeelos me of what teenagers thoughtlessly do today: Choderlos de Laclos certainly is a perfect example of the “good old times” that were not really better, and that featured the same hateful, jealous, treacherous, spiteful characters, happy to engage in intrigues and dangerous games with high stakes, always exposed to the threat of publication of written evidence.