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Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous liaisons) is a famous novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos. The book fascinates for its dark undertones. It is the story of the Marquise de Merteuil and the Vicomete de Valmont, two characters whose games use sex as a weapon to humiliate and degrade others.

The novel has been made into a play by Christopher Hampton. It has also been filmed various times: