Cover of: A 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.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [35]-41).

Series
Lettres françaises,

Classifications

Library of Congress
PQ2309.H4 A62 1981

The Physical Object

Pagination
384 p. :
Number of pages
384

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL473643M
ISBN 10
2110807555
LC Control Number
98197815
OCLC/WorldCat
8582240
Library Thing
67888
Goodreads
1312647

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August 2, 2011 Edited by Ludovicus merge authors
November 20, 2010 Edited by Alan Millar merge authors
July 29, 2010 Edited by IdentifierBot added LibraryThing ID
April 14, 2010 Edited by Open Library Bot Linked existing covers to the edition.
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