Count D'orgel's Ball by Raymond Radiguet

The novel revolves around a love triangle set in post-World War I Parisian high society. It explores the complex relationships between the Count and Countess d'Orgel, who are hosting a glamorous ball, and François de Séryeuse, a young man who becomes entangled in their lives. As François becomes increasingly infatuated with the Countess, the narrative delves into themes of desire, social conventions, and the subtle dynamics of marriage and friendship. The story unfolds with an air of tragic inevitability, examining the consequences of emotional restraint and the societal pressures that dictate the characters' fates.

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Published
1923
Nationality
French
Type
Fiction
Pages
150-200
Words
Unknown
Original Language
French

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