Françoise Sagan (born June 21, 1935, Cajarc, France – died September 24, 2004, Honfleur, France) was a French playwright, novelist and screenwriter. Her first novel, "Bonjour Tristesse" (meaning "Hello, Sadness," the French translation of the Billie Holiday song "Good Morning Heartache"), was published in 1954, when she was aged 18. The novel allegedly influenced the Simon & Garfunkel song The Sounds of Silence. Her pseudonym was taken from a character in Marcel Proust's "À la recherche du temps perdu".
a novel by. Françoise sagan. Amour des corps aimables. Puissance de l'amour. Dont l'amabilité surgit. Comme un monstre sans corps. Tristesse beau visage.
A French Classic Set against the translucent beauty of France in summer, Bonjour Tristesse is a bitter sweet tale narrated by Cecile, a seventeen-year-old girl on the brink of womanhood, whose meddling in her father's love life leads to tragic consequences. Freed from boarding school, Cecile lives in unchecked enjoyment with her youngish, widowed father-an affectionate rogue, dissolute and promiscuous
Françoise Sagan (French: ; 21 June 1935 – 24 September 2004) – real name Françoise Quoirez – was a French playwright, novelist, and screenwriter. Hailed as "a charming little monster" by François Mauriac on the front page of Le Figaro, Sagan was known for works with strong romantic themes involving wealthy and disillusioned bourgeois characters. Her best-known novel was her first – Bonjour Tristesse (1954) – which was written when she was a teenager.
Françoise Sagan: Françoise Sagan, French novelist and dramatist who wrote her first and best-known novel, the international best-seller Bonjour Tristesse (1954), when she was 19 years old. Educated at private and convent schools in France and Switzerland, Sagan attended the Sorbonne. Françoise Sagan, pseudonym of Françoise Quoirez, (born June 21, 1935, Carjac, France-died September 24, 2004, Honfleur), French novelist and dramatist who wrote her first and best-known novel, the international best-seller Bonjour Tristesse (1954), when she was 19 years old. She wrote the manuscript of Bonjour Tristesse in three weeks; it was made into a film in 1958.
by Sagan, Françoise, 1935-2004. Publication date 1955. Topics Fathers and daughters, Teenage girls, Architecture, Domestic, Revenge. Publisher New York : Dutton. Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; ; americana. Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive. Contributor Internet Archive.
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