Le Diable au corps by Raymond Radiguet

"Le Diable au corps" is a French novel focusing on a teenage boy who engages in a passionate and scandalous affair with a woman whose husband is fighting at the front during World War I. The novel explores themes of love, betrayal, and societal norms, while highlighting the consequences of their illicit relationship, including the woman's pregnancy, the boy's expulsion from school, and the tragic death of the woman during childbirth. The story is a poignant portrayal of youthful recklessness, war's impact on society, and the destructive power of love.

The 1637th greatest book of all time


Published
1923
Nationality
French
Type
Fiction
Pages
150-200
Words
35,000
Original Language
French

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