Connection: Edith Wharton

A Turning Point, Simone de Beauvoir

The year Simone de Beauvoir spent teaching in Marseille was pivotal. Wanting above all to write, she was ‘gluttonous for experience’ and in this spectacular city she found herself at liberty to spend most of her time as she chose. Following a difficult period in her life, she was determined to start afresh. Meeting Sartre… Read more »