À rebours
Joris-Karl Huysmans

About the Book

"A rebours" is a novel by a French writer (translated: "Against the forward direction"). All the novel is concentrate in one eccentric character and it's inner life: Jean des Esseintes. This upper-class antihero is an aesthete who loath his contemporaries and lives retreated in his once splendid and rich home, where he collects objects of art, reads and comments his readings.

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Library of Congress
PQ2309 H4A62 1947

The Physical Object

xxiv, 294 p.
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