Pascal Bruckner

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Pascal Bruckner writes both fiction and non-fiction. His novel Bitter Moon was turned into the renowned film. His works of political philosophy include: The Temptation of Innocence and The Tyranny of Guilt.

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2011

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Pascal Bruckner is not afraid of controversy. Original and unconventional, the author of The Tyranny of Guilt: An Essay on Western Masochism has garnered praise from Nick Cohen, Christopher Hitchens and, of course, the brilliant polymath Clive James. He came to fame as one of the “nouveaux philosophes” together with Bernard-Henri

Lévy, had a novel made into a film by Roman Polanski (Bitter Moon) and writes lucid prose.

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