The Ghosts Of Sodom

by Marquis de Sade
The Ghosts Of Sodom
  • ISBN-13: 9780983884293
  • Author(s): Marquis de Sade
  • Translated by: John Phillips
  • Subject: Biography: literary|biography & autobiography: literary
  • Publisher: Black Gas Publishing
  • Imprint: Sun Vision Books
  • Publication Date: 28-02-2013
  • Format: p/b

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£9.95
The secret journal which the Marquis de Sade risked severe punishment in order to maintain at Charenton asylum reveals the shadowy life of an exceptional, complex man whose philosophies and works are legendary. In the hospitalprison' of Charenton, under a liberal regime of surveillance, Sade's days were slow and grim, but were also lit up by the sordid, secret episodes of a final erotic adventure. Only the first and fourth of his notebooks have been rediscovered, and they are now presented in English for the very first time.'
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The secret journal which the Marquis de Sade risked severe punishment in order to maintain at Charenton asylum reveals the shadowy life of an exceptional, complex man whose philosophies and works are legendary. In the hospitalprison' of Charenton, under a liberal regime of surveillance, Sade's days were slow and grim, but were also lit up by the sordid, secret episodes of a final erotic adventure. Only the first and fourth of his notebooks have been rediscovered, and they are now presented in English for the very first time.'

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