Adieux: A Farewell to Sartre
  • Adieux: A Farewell to Sartre
  • Adieux: A Farewell to Sartre

Adieux: A Farewell to Sartre

by Simone de Beauvoir
     
 

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Simone de Beauvoir’s account of the last ten years of Jean-Paul Sartre’s life provides a focus for understanding one of the greatest thinkers of the twentieth century. But the book, consisting of both a year-by-year account of Sartre’s last decade and a conversation between him and de Beauvoir about his life and work, is more than just a

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Simone de Beauvoir’s account of the last ten years of Jean-Paul Sartre’s life provides a focus for understanding one of the greatest thinkers of the twentieth century. But the book, consisting of both a year-by-year account of Sartre’s last decade and a conversation between him and de Beauvoir about his life and work, is more than just a philosophical examination. It is also a personal dialogue of astonishing frankness that illuminates one of the most famous and complex relationships of the twentieth century.

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“An intimate, personal, and honest portrait of a relationship unlike any other in literary history.”
—Deirdre Bair, The Philadelphia Inquirer
 
“[A] portrait of a deep love between two people who lead separate lives. Of all the many interviews Sartre gave in his life, this is perhaps the clearest.”
—Richard Sennett
 
“An expression of [de Beauvoir’s] unquenchable loyalty and devotion, her sense of the sheer importance of the man, Sartre, le maître.”
—Elizabeth Hardwick

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780394728988
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/12/1985
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
543,716
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.10(d)

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From the Publisher

“An intimate, personal, and honest portrait of a relationship unlike any other in literary history.”
—Deirdre Bair, The Philadelphia Inquirer
 
“[A] portrait of a deep love between two people who lead separate lives. Of all the many interviews Sartre gave in his life, this is perhaps the clearest.”
—Richard Sennett
 
“An expression of [de Beauvoir’s] unquenchable loyalty and devotion, her sense of the sheer importance of the man, Sartre, le maître.”
—Elizabeth Hardwick

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