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Les liaisons dangereuses

Author: Choderlos de Laclos; Ernest Christopher Dowson
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 1998.
Series: New York Public Library collector's edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st New York Public Library collector's edView all editions and formats
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The Marquise de Merteuil and the Vicomte de Valmont, accomplished rivals in the art of seduction, take the stage again in Ernest Dowson's beautifully polished translation of the scandalous French classic Les Liaisons Dangereuses. The machinations begin with the Marquise inducing Valmont to seduce the young fiancee of her former lover Gercourt, in a simple act of revenge. Complications soon arise, however, as the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Epistolary fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Laclos, Choderlos de, 1741-1803.
Liaisons dangereuses.
New York : Doubleday, 1998
(OCoLC)682025880
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Choderlos de Laclos; Ernest Christopher Dowson
ISBN: 0385487339 9780385487337
OCLC Number: 38550049
Description: xxvi, 467 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Series Title: New York Public Library collector's edition.
Other Titles: Liaisons dangereuses.
Responsibility: Pierre-Ambroise-François Choderlos de Laclos ; translated by Ernest Dowson.
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The Marquise de Merteuil and the Vicomte de Valmont, accomplished rivals in the art of seduction, take the stage again in Ernest Dowson's beautifully polished translation of the scandalous French classic Les Liaisons Dangereuses. The machinations begin with the Marquise inducing Valmont to seduce the young fiancee of her former lover Gercourt, in a simple act of revenge. Complications soon arise, however, as the intricate story, full of sub-intrigues and convoluted schemes, spirals toward a tragic end for these unscrupulous charmers. Though Laclos's deliciously wicked tale of wit, revenge, hypocrisy, seduction, and betrayal is told with the utmost refinement, to this day it retains an extraordinary power to discomfit or even shock. In this special Collector's Edition, the elegance of the prose is stylishly complemented by the sophisticated, coolly erotic etchings of Sylvain Sauvage, originally created for a rare edition published in Paris in 1930.

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