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All Men Are Mortal : Virago Modern Classics - Simone de Beauvoir

All Men Are Mortal

Virago Modern Classics


Published: January 1996
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Published for the first time in Britain, this extraordinary novel, considered by many to be one of the finest examples of Simone de Beauvoir's imaginative writing, tells the story of a man doomed to immortality. When the beautiful, ambitious actress, Regina, takes Fosca into her life and learns the amazing truth, she is obsessed by the thought that in his memory her performances will live for ever. But, as he recounts the story of his existence over more than six centuries, as she learns of his involvement in some of the most significant events in history and how human hope and love have withered in him, she finally understands the implications for himm and for love.

Probably de Beauvoir's strangest and most compelling novel Ingrams

A writer whose tears for her characters freeze as they drop Sunday Times

ISBN: 9781860490026
ISBN-10: 1860490026
Series: Virago Modern Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 406
Published: January 1996
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 12.8  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1