Raymond Radiguet The Devil in the Flesh

ISBN 13: 9781906548254

The Devil in the Flesh

3.72 avg rating
( 2,631 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781906548254: The Devil in the Flesh

"A masterpiece of promise."  Jean Cocteau Raymond Radiguet wrote his most famous novel between the ages of 16 and 18, following his own love affair with a married woman. Francois, the adolescent narrator, meets Marthe in Paris at the start of World War I. They fall in love with each other while her husband is away at the Front. Their passion leads to a tragic climax four years later when Marthe passes off their love child as her husband’s legitimate child, even though everyone knows the truth. The themes of freedom, family, and passion against a background of war and honor created a scandal at the time of publication.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Raymond Radiguet (1903 1923), the protégé of Jean Cocteau, wrote only two short but celebrated novels and a volume of poetry. His other novel is Count d’Orgel, first published posthumously by Cocteau, who also endorsed The Devil in the Flesh in a speech given in honor of Radiguet at the College de France.

Language Notes:

Text: English, French (translation)

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 14.95
US$ 79.72

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Radiguet, Raymond
Published by Pushkin Press (2010)
ISBN 10: 1906548250 ISBN 13: 9781906548254
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pushkin Press, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111906548250

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 79.72
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds