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his father's early death Jean-Paul Sartre was brought up at his grandfather's home in a world even then eighty years out of date.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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Review: The WordsUser Review - Greg - Goodreads
A memoir of Sartre's childhood about how he fell in love with reading and subsequently writing. Another book I wish I could give 3.5 stars too. The book is humorous in a dark way, and I'm not sure it ... Read full review
Review: The WordsUser Review - Courtney O. - Goodreads
I have an old, tattered copy of this book in the box of things I would grab in the event of a fire. Read full review