Simone de Beauvoir's 'remarkable' letters to Violette Leduc sold at auction

Simone de Beauvoir's 'remarkable' letters to Violette Leduc sold at auction

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2020

Almost 300 letters, mostly unpublished, from the influential feminist thinker Simone de Beauvoir to the French novelist Violette Leduc, including The Second Sex author’s rejection of her friend’s romantic advances, have sold for €56,700 (£51,500).

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