bonjour tristesse

Bonjour Tristesse

Bonjour Tristesse (French: “Hello Sadness”) is a novel by Françoise Sagan. Published in 1954, when the author was only 18, it was an overnight sensation. The title is derived from a poem by Paul Éluard, “À peine défigurée”, which begins with the lines “Adieu tristesse/Bonjour tristesse…” A film adaptation appeared in 1958.

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