This book is a compilation of the personal correspondence between two of the most prominent French literary figures of the 19th century. Their letters offer an intimate look into their lives, thoughts, and the deep friendship they shared. The exchange covers a wide range of topics, including their literary works, their critiques of each other's work, their views on contemporary society, politics, and culture, as well as their personal joys, sorrows, and struggles.
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This book is on the following lists:
- 8th on The 25 Favorite Books of 100 Francophone Writers (Telerama)
- 265th on The 500 best books of all time from Culture Café users (Culture Café)
- Donald Barthelme’s Reading List (Believer Mag)
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