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Mylène Demongeot

Mylène Demongeot: French actress born 1935 as Marie-Hélène, David Niven’s mistress in Bonjour Tristesse (1959), Andromeda in The Giant of Marathon (1959) and Hélène in the Fantômas film trilogy (1964, 65 and 67).

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Bonjour Tristesse & A Certain Smile

“Boujour Tristesse” & “A Certain Smile” by Françoise Sagan
(“Bonjour Tristesse – First publication: 1952 / “A Certain Smile” – First publication: 1956 / This edition: Penguin Modern Classics 2013)
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Sad And Beautiful

WOTW: Francoise Sagan

WE’LL BE WRITING ABOUT ONE WOMAN EVERY WEEK THAT WE FIND AWESOME. THEY WILL BE AWESOME FOR MANY DIFFERENT REASONS, THEY MIGHT BE, WRITERS, ACTRESSES, SCIENTISTS OR ACTIVISTS. 274 more words

Bonjour Tristesse

Read 30/08/2016-31/08/2016

Rating: 4 stars

Read for The Reader’s Room Olympic Challenge

The cover of this translation of Françoise Sagan’s classic coming of age tale has a quote that calls it thoroughly immoral. 335 more words

Book Review

Summer Reading #1

So this is a very short Q&A I did for our Wednesday Reads blog post series at work. Bonjour Tristesse is a short read, perfect for summer. 419 more words

Books

Bonjour Tristesse by Françoise Sagan

When I started reading this book this morning, I had to Google the word “Tristesse”; I never took French at school or ever in my life. 448 more words

Review

The Writer & The Characters He Bases Himself On: A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

An introduction to Françoise Sagan’s Bonjour Tristesse and A Certain Smile by Rachel Cusk highlights one of the foremost problems a writer must contend with in life: an inability for his or her reader to separate author from character, which ultimately becomes a challenge for the author to do as well. 459 more words

The Opiate