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his father's early death Jean-Paul Sartre was brought up at his grandfather's home in a world even then eighty years out of date.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
... gives insights into our own childhoods. - Goodreads
... the key here: sartre is an awesome writer. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Chiara - Goodreads

I personally love Sartre so for me this was an extremely enjoyable read, though I did read it in spanish so I don't know what the english translation is like. Divided into two parts, the first talks ... Read full review

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User Review  - Daniel Younger - Goodreads

I don't know what I was expecting from Sartre, but his chronicles of deciding to be a writer, living in a fantasy world, the anxiety to mean something, it was all very reassuring as a scribe ... Read full review

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