BONJOUR TRISTESSE / Françoise Sagan / 1972
BONJOUR TRISTESSE / Françoise Sagan / Rare U.K. paperback / 108 pgs. / Penguin / 1972
Inspired by a Paul Éluard poem, Sagan penned this when she was only 18 years old and it became an immediate European sensation. The sordid tale of teenage Daughter meddling in her playboy Father’s love life, set in the French Riviera. Shocking, sexy, stylish and taboo. Adapted into a film by Otto Preminger in 1958, starring Jean Seberg. The cover of this rare edition features psychedelic-era style icon + pop-star Julie Driscoll.
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