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his father's early death Jean-Paul Sartre was brought up at his grandfather's home in a world even then eighty years out of date.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 - 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
Review: The WordsUser Review - Maxim - Goodreads
It's really a good description of the writer's childhood by himself. Should be read again... Read full review