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  • Published: 7 April 2016
  • ISBN: 9780141198767
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 224

Bonjour Tristesse and A Certain Smile




Sagan's stylish, shimmering and amoral tale of adolescence and betrayal on the French Riviera

Published when she was only eighteen, Françoise Sagan's astonishing first novel Bonjour Tristesse became an instant bestseller. It tells the story of Cécile, who leads a carefree life with her widowed father and his young mistresses until, one hot summer on the Riviera, he decides to remarry - with devastating consequences. In A Certain Smile Dominique, a young woman bored with her lover, begins an encounter with an older man that unfolds in unexpected and troubling ways.

  • Published: 7 April 2016
  • ISBN: 9780141198767
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 224

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Praise for Bonjour Tristesse and A Certain Smile

Françoise Sagan is the French F. Scott Fitzgerald

Guardian

Funny, thoroughly immoral and thoroughly French

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