Une Mort Très Douce - Simone de Beauvoir

Product Description

Published in 1964, Une Mort Très douce is a retrospective and reflective review of the last weeks in the life of Simone de Beauvoir's aging mother. It is a beautifully written, raw, honest, and powerful evocation of a slow death from the viewpoint of a relative. Its themes are universal–love, ambivalence in family ties, loss, and bereavement.

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Product Description

Published in 1964, Une Mort Très douce is a retrospective and reflective review of the last weeks in the life of Simone de Beauvoir's aging mother. It is a beautifully written, raw, honest, and powerful evocation of a slow death from the viewpoint of a relative. Its themes are universal–love, ambivalence in family ties, loss, and bereavement.

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Additional Information
Book Genre Fiction
Book Format Unabridged
Binding Paperback
Publisher Routledge
Number of pages 152
Dimensions 0.9 x 20 x 12.5 cm
ISBN 978-0423509908
Date of Publication 1 May 1986
Language French
Level Intermediate
Media Type Book
Key Benefits
  • Introductory notes in English that set the book in its social and literary context
  • Full unabridged text in French
  • Difficult phrases within the text translated into English as a footnote
  • Key vocabulary within the text translated in an extensive glossary section at the back of the book
  • Convenient paperback format makes key works of foreign literature accessible to the intermediate language learner.
  • Perfect for taking on vacation as there's no need to take a dictionary
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