A Living Lie

By: Paul Bourget
Published By: Double9 Books
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"A Living Lie" by Paul Bourget delves into the intricacies of French society through a psychological lens, exploring the themes of deception, betrayal, and identity within the framework of a captivating narrative. Set against the backdrop of Parisian society, this masterpiece of French literature delves deep into the human psyche, unraveling the complex interplay between truth and falsehood. Intrigue abounds as characters navigate a web of deceit, grappling with questions of morality and hypocrisy. Bourget's astute social commentary provides insight into the romanticism and disillusionment prevalent in Parisian circles, painting a vivid portrait of a society rife with hidden agendas and conflicting desires. At its core, "A Living Lie" is a timeless exploration of the human condition, where characters confront the consequences of their actions and struggle to reconcile their inner truths with external expectations. As identities are revealed and secrets unearthed, the novel emerges as a literary classic, enduring in its portrayal of the eternal struggle between authenticity and artifice within the heart of French society.

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Paul Bourget

Paul Bourget (1852-1935) was a French novelist, critic, and essayist who played a significant role in the French literary scene of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Bourget was known for his psychological novels and his exploration of the themes of morality, religion, and identity. Bourget's work often focused on the conflicts between tradition and modernity, and his characters were often torn between their desire for progress and their longing for the past. He was interested in the human condition and the struggles we all face in finding our place in the world. Bourget's most famous works include "Le Disciple" (1889), "La Terre Promise" (1892), and "Cosmopolis" (1892). "Cosmopolis" is a novel that explores the conflict between the modern and the traditional, set against the backdrop of Rome. Bourget was also a prominent literary critic, and he played an important role in shaping the French literary scene. He was a member of the prestigious Académie française and was highly regarded by his peers.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 232 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363052893
  • ISBN-13: 9789363052895
  • Item Weight: 301.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 13.0mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / General