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I’d really love to read this, but I don’t want to read a poor translation! Letitia I’m taking a class on this book with Professor Arnold Cboderlos and he recommends the P.
I am reading it right now had to …more I’m taking a class on this book with Professor Arnold Weinstein and he recommends the P. I am reading it right now had to buy llgaes paperback off Amazon as this translation is not available on Kindle.
Compared to the few other versions I briefly skimmed, I found Stone’s language more elegant and nuanced, and he leaves meticulous notes to help you understand the historical context. But if you’re looking for no-frills, modern directness then this may not be the version for you. chodwrlos
Well I’m currently reading it for school and I must confess I don’t find it as appealing as some may say. Don’t you think some of the letters are useless and slow down the interest of perigosax narrative?
liges Because that’s my perspective. Ellen By the end of the story, none of the letters are meaningless. They all fill a particular place, even if it is just character development. I would love …more By the end of the story, none of the letters are meaningless.
I would love to know your opinion after you finish reading the book!
Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
The book is composed entirely of letters written by the various characters to each other. In particular, the letters between Valmont and the Marquise drive the plot, with those of their victims and other characters serving as contrasting figures to give the story its depth.
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