Two writers and a dark princess

This post continues my translation of Régine Deforges' interview of Pauline Réage, "O m'a dit", started there.  The interview took place in 1975. Régine died on April 3, 2014. RD - You said: I long had hope to rebuild my life, in a certain way. In what way? PR - Well, to have a life like everyone … Continue reading Two writers and a dark princess

O m’a dit: Régine Deforges’ interview of Pauline Réage (cont’d) #literature

I am posting here, on several pages, the end of my translation of Régine Deforges' s interview of Pauline Réage (1975) . The beginning is here. RD - What seduces you in  a woman, what draws you to her? PR - Her beauty, and her courage. RD - Her beauty? PR - In essence, yes. I … Continue reading O m’a dit: Régine Deforges’ interview of Pauline Réage (cont’d) #literature

#WritersWednesday ~ O m’a dit/Avant-Propos

O m’a dit ~ Avant Propos This translation of  "O m'a dit" is my own. I acknowledge all copyrights: editions Jean-Jacques Pauvert (1975 and 1995), Régine Deforges, Gallimard, estate of Ms Aury.  An American-English translation of  "O m'a dit" was published in the 80's by Viking Press.  Régine Deforges interviews Pauline Réage in 1975, twenty … Continue reading #WritersWednesday ~ O m’a dit/Avant-Propos