Les Enfants Terribles by Jean Cocteau

"Les Enfants Terribles" is a haunting tale of sibling love and rivalry. The story revolves around two siblings, Elisabeth and Paul, who create a private world of their own, isolated from the outside world, in a Parisian apartment. Their intense bond is both destructive and all-consuming, causing them to reject the outside world and its conventions. This results in a tragic ending, as their intense relationship leads to a series of unfortunate events, including heartbreak, manipulation, and ultimately, death.

The 993rd greatest book of all time


Published
1929
Nationality
French
Type
Fiction
Pages
150-200
Words
35,000
Original Language
French

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