Dangerous connections
The novel in the letters "Dangerous Liaisons" the only epistolary novel by the French general Shoderlo de Laclo (1741-1803) is recognized as the best novel of the 18th century and according to the author's memoirs is based on real events. The novel creates a vivid image of French aristocratic society on the eve of the French Revolution. The Great World Aristocracy, for the sake of its own whim, easily sacrifices fate, without thinking that the game is paid for by human life.
Genre: historical love novels, 18th century literature, foreign love novels