Cover of: Against nature | 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.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [xxxvii]-xxxviii).

Series
Penguin classics

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
843/.8
Library of Congress
PQ2309.H4 A6213 2003

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxxviii, 242 p. ;
Number of pages
242

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3319473M
ISBN 10
0140447636
LC Control Number
2004270858
Library Thing
67888
Goodreads
210255

Check your local library


Buy this book

Amazon $4.32 (used)
Better World Books

History

Download catalog record: RDF / JSON / OPDS
July 15, 2019 Edited by Clean Up Bot import existing book
August 2, 2011 Edited by Ludovicus merge authors
November 20, 2010 Edited by Alan Millar merge authors
July 31, 2010 Edited by IdentifierBot added LibraryThing ID
April 1, 2008 Created by an anonymous user Initial record created, from Scriblio MARC record.