Carries you along at a high pace via beautiful language a conservative "Use Of Words As "of words as does in his short stories and you will wait to nd of the book for Bel Ami to crash and burn to be punished for living life based on corruption torment and the seven deadly sins It is the Hurrah For The Blackshirts!: Fascists and Fascism in Britain Between the Wars end of the book which plays most on your mind afterwards how and why A thoroughly realistic and modernnding This book really gets into the thinking process of a man who s Adam Smith: An Enlightened Life entire life uses whatever he can to get what he wantshistorically accurateon the mark and very interesting read This is a story of a basically unexeptional young man who climbs to the top of Parisien society by demonstrating the truth of it s not what you now but who you know Specifically he uses his attractiveness to women to seduce the wives of colleagues and auaintances and through them to influence their husbands George Duroy has an inflated idea of his abilities and a sense that he isntitled to wealth and power not through talent and hard work but because it is due to him I think we all know of people who use their attractiveness to manipulate those around them George is an xtreme case and unlike most stories bad behaviour does not lead to his downfall and he does not get his comeuppance which is what makes this such a good read The only relationship that i felt did not ring true was George s seduction of Mme Walter which is why I didn t give 5 stars A story of a poor x soldier called Georges Duroy and his rise to fame and wealth through the help and use of his female lovers in the world of journalism A riveting read set in the past Also recommended is the film of the same name starring Robert Pattinson of Twilight saga fame also starring Kristen Stewart The Bad Mother s Handbook also starring Catherine Tate Water For Elephants The Haunted Airman Remember Me and Cosmopolis It came Annual Editions: Technologies, Social Media, and Society exactly as described from the seller and was at such a great price I love this version as it has all thesextras to really help you understand the novel specially for those who aren t native French speakers Such a wonderful novel in a wonderful presentation at an unbeatable price A must read to understand selfishness and gocentrism as the core of psychopathological behaviour Written than a 100 years ago it amazingly depicts today s individualistic culture Not sure if this is a condensed version or not because I cannot speak or read French but I did thoroughly njoy this story The first version I bought for Kindle was only 199 and was definitely a watered down version I got about 50% through it and decided to check around and sure nough this version has all the juicy details I missed in the first go around Even know I know the movie won t be nearly as good they usually never are I am looking forward to Ien les femmes éduuent conseillent oeuvrent dans l'ombre La presse la politiue la finance s'entremêlent Mais derrière les combines politiues Black Heart, Red Ruby et financières l'érotisme intéressé la mortst là ui veille t avec lle l'angoisse ue chacun porte au fond de lui mêm. ,
Easy read story flowed well wasn t certain if "THE TRANSLATION ISN T A BIT MODERN BEL AMI "translation isn t a bit
Modern Bel Ami A Real Bel Ami a real and treats women for his own social and wealth needs A good revamp of French Classic specially if you like RPattinsonA soldier leaves army with no money no prospects goes to Paris to better himselfBumps int old army officer who offers him work on Paris Newspaper and invites him to dinnerFascinated by
the wife whowife who him write his articles on war xperiences and who also introduces him to two of her friends wivesMadeleine refuses to become his mistress but Chloe whose husband is away a lot seccumes he is very happy with her she likes fun and pays for their room and outingsMadeleines husband dies and he marries her for love he thought but she is using him to bring down the Government so continues affair with ChloeOut of spite gets involved with the 3rd wife whose husband is the owner of said newspaper and publically humiliates both wife and owner and to put the boot in divorces Madeleine for adultery and seduces the N Papers daughter for 30 mill francs as dowryChloe cannot leave her husband as she would lose her child and be cast out with nothing a sign of the times in Dreaming Me: An African-American Woman's Buddhist Journey earlyighteenth century and is very upset with his unkind behaviourhowever on The wedding day she relents and gives him the sign that their affair is back onGeorges reality is you can do nothing without money and you have to survive however you can and those who are supposedly better than him are ually conniving and only out for themselvesRead the book then saw film good part for RP playing against character as Mr nasty well acted and he had a good cast to back him up This book is well written and has a great story line and cast of characters Not sure if the movie matched its uality but this is a must read The main character draws you in and keeps your interest long after page 1 Bel Ami is a fascinating novel in that it provides an xceptionally clear view of 19th century Parisian society and is an incredibly good story Essentially the tale of a social climbing ladies man who through his natural abilty to seduce women manipulates all around him for personal gain with no visible conscience or moral ualmsA highly cynical novel written by a master of concise vivid writing Bel Ami moves along at a brisk pace and is one of De Maupassant s best works I must start confessing that Maupassant is one of my favorite writers There is nothing that he has written that I wouldn t recommend This novel is one of his very best works which highlights his skills as a writer and observer of human nature It is amazing how the novel starts with the introduction of a character which manages to manipulate the reader into liking him Maupassant s insight into France s aristocratic social life mak. Georges Duroy dit Bel Ami ЯED est un jeune homme au physiue avantageux Le hasard d'une rencontre le met sur la voie de l'ascension sociale Malgré sa vulgaritét son ignorance cet arriviste parvient au sommet par l'intermédiaire de ses maîtresses t du journalisme Cin.