Francine du Plessix Gray’s biography of the Marquis de Sade, At Home with the Marquis de Sade, was hailed by The New York Times Book Review as a “boldly imaginative retelling” of his life and garnered the critically acclaimed author a Pulitzer Prize nomination. In Simone Weil, du Plessix Gray vividly evokes the life of an equally complex and intriguing figure. A patriot an
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Weil’s story itself is fascinating, which kept me going through the book. As a biography it was good in places but overall mediocre. Among other things, the author seemed intent on convincing readers that Weil was essentially anorexic. Perhaps it’s true, but I didn’t pick up this book for a retroactive diagnosis of Weil’s eating habits.
Overall I don’t at all regret reading it, but maybe it’s worth investigating a different biography of Weil.