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Simone de Beauvoir

The Inseparables

€17,95
When Andree joins her school, Sylvie is immediately fascinated.

Andree is small for her age, but walks with the confidence of an adult. Under her red coat, she hides terrible burn scars. And when she imagines beautiful things, she gets goosebumps...

Secretly Sylvie believes that Andree is a prodigy about whom books will be written. The girls become close. They talk for hours about equality, justice, war and religion; they lose respect for their teachers; they build a world of their own.

But they can't stay like this forever. Written in 1954, five years after The Second Sex, the novel was never published in Simone de Beauvoir's lifetime. This first English edition includes an afterword by her adopted daughter, who discovered the manuscript hidden in a drawer, and photographs of the real-life friendship which inspired and tormented the author.


Format: Hardcover
Published: UK, 2021
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Pages: 176
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781784877002
ISBN 10: 178487700X


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The Inseparables

€17,95