Jun 08, 2012
"Bel Ami" is the story of Georges Duroy, who travels through 1890s Paris, from cockroach ridden garrets to opulent salons, using his wits and powers of seduction to rise from poverty to wealth, from a prostitute’s embrace to passionate trysts with wealthy beauties, in a world where politics and media jostle for influence, where sex is power and celebrity an obsession.
Guy de Maupassant
Aug 15, 2012
A chronicle of a young man's rise to power in Paris via his manipulation of the city's most influential and wealthy women.