The words

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G. Braziller, 1964 - Biography & Autobiography - 255 pages
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After his father's early death Jean-Paul Sartre was brought up at his grandfather's home in a world even then eighty years out of date. In "Words" he recalls his illusion-ridden childhood, lived within the confines of French provincialism in the years before the First World War, and considers its effects on his work.

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The prose is perfect, beautiful and brilliant. - Goodreads
Reading is wonderful, Writing is abysmal. - Goodreads
... gives insights into our own childhoods. - Goodreads
... the key here: sartre is an awesome writer. - Goodreads
There are two parts: Reading and Writing. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

This book is an awesome display of the deeply literary and 'religious'—religious in the sense of considering all the world and one's self to be profoundly significant and purposive in every part ... Read full review

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User Review  - Horia Bura - Goodreads

It's funny that I finished reading this book exactly on Sartre's 109th anniversary. Funny because I didn't like "The Words" better than "Nausea" and I understand this coincidence as a sign that I ... Read full review

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