The Mandarins (Norton Paperback Fiction) (Paperback)

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Besides the political story, there are several love stories, alternately idyllic, passionate, horrifying, and tragic.

— Scott Espinoza


An unflinching look at Parisian intellectual society at the end of World War II. In fictionally relating the stories of those around her - Jean-Paul Satre, Albert Camus, Arthur Koestler, Nelson Algren - de Beauvoir dissects the emotional and philosophical currents of her time.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780393318838
ISBN-10: 0393318834
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: July 17th, 1999
Pages: 610
Language: English
Series: Norton Paperback Fiction