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WHEN THINGS OF THE SPIRIT COME FIRST - FIVE EARLY TALES

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

De Beauvoir's first fiction, previously unpublished in English, is certainly a sign of work to come; but it's no mere juvenilia. In five separate but loosely connected tales (some of the characters know each other and show up in one another's stories), de Beauvoir chronicles the early lives of five women—most of whom become casualties, in one way or another, of French society's emphasis on ... Read full review

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