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DE BEAUVOIR, Simone
The Woman Destroyed

Three short stories, first published as La Femme rompue in French in 1967: The Age of Discretion, that follows a sixty-year-old woman who questions her life and future; The Monologue (opening quote by Flaubert: “The monologue is her form of revenge”); and The Woman Destroyed  (the diary of a woman called Monique).

Translated from the French by Patrick O’Brian. 

Published by Pantheon Books, 2013
Literature / Feminism

Price: 17€

DE BEAUVOIR, Simone - The Woman Destroyed