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Simone de Beauvoir

Biography

Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir is the author of THE SECOND SEX and the winner of the Prix Goncourt, France's highest honor, for THE MANDARINS.

Simone de Beauvoir

Books by Simone de Beauvoir

by Simone de Beauvoir - Fiction

In her most famous novel, THE MANDARINS, Simone de Beauvoir takes an unflinching look at Parisian intellectual society at the end of World War II. In fictionally relating the stories of those around her --- Jean-Paul Sartre, Albert Camus, Arthur Koestler, Nelson Algren --- de Beauvoir dissects the emotional and philosophical currents of her time.