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An introduction to Laclos (1741-1803), author of Les Liaisons dangereuses, the provocative eighteenth-century novel that continues to inspire today.


Catriona Oliphant

Oxford graduate and founder of ChromeRadio, in conversation with

Catriona Seth

Marshal Foch Professor of French Literature

Did you know that Laclos was...

  • a general under Napoleon
  • interested in women’s education
  • not a full-time writer?
Listen to the podcast to find out more.