A romantic novel set in Paris during the final years of the First World War in which the narrator, a sixteen-year-old boy, recounts his love affair with a woman whose husband is fighting at the Front. From the author of COMTE D'ORGEL. In French.
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The Devil in the Flesh is so assured that one wonders how [Radiguet] would have written in maturity.' --The Guardian
'...a triumph of the poetic intelligence: a masterpiece...' --New Staetesman
He belonged to the solemn race of men whose lives unfold too quickly to their close. --Jean Cocteau
Raymond Radiguet wrote The Devil in the Flesh between the ages of sixteen and eighteen, about his own adolescent love affair with an older woman. He died from typhoid fever at the age of twenty. His only other novel is Le Bal du Comte d'Orgel, also available from Marion Boyars Publishers.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1971. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140027823