Les Liaisons DangereusesLes Liaisons Dangereuses
) 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: