The Gigolo (Mini Modern Classics)

Author(s): Francoise Sagan

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'The sap had dried up; the sap, the incentive, the fever, the desire to do, to act, to act the fool, make love, create'A middle-aged woman breaks with her handsome young lover; a placid husband is suspected of infidelity; and a dying man reflects on his extramarital affairs, in these tales of love and disillusionment from the author of Bonjour Tristesse.Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the iconic Penguin Modern Classics series, with each one offering a concentrated hit of its contemporary, international flavour. Here are authors ranging from Kathy Acker to James Baldwin, Truman Capote to Stanislaw Lem and George Orwell to Stevie Smith; essays radical and inspiring; poems moving and disturbing; stories surreal and fabulous; taking us from the deep South to modern Japan, New York's underground scene to the farthest reaches of outerspace.

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Francoise Sagan was born in France in 1935. Bonjour tristesse (1954), published when she was just 19, became a succes de scandale and even earned its author a papal denunciation. Sagan went on to write many other novels, plays and screenplays, and died in 2004.

General Fields

  • : 9780241339640
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Classics
  • : February 2018
  • : 161mm X 111mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Francoise Sagan
  • : Paperback
  • : 64