Justine (Heftet)

Serie: Harper Perennial Forbidden Classics 


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2009
Antall sider: 224
Forlag: HarperCollins Publishers
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Harper Perennial Forbidden Classics
ISBN/EAN: 9780007300440
Omtale: Justine
'Justine' was the Marquis de Sade's first novella, written in 1787, whilst imprisoned for two weeks in the Bastille. Although published anonymously, de Sade was eventually indicted for blasphemy and obscenity (without trial) for the authorship of 'Justine' at the behest of Napoleon Bonaparte. Who suffers in the pursuit of desire? The Countess de Lorsange reveals her history, in a tavern, to a young woman named Therese; where a young girl and her sister fight a battle of morality. Set in a period before the French Revolution, Justine shows the battle of virtue versus vice, where earning your keep takes on fresh connotations, and a titled lady holds a lifetime of illicit secrets.

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