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

Series
Babel ;, 53, Babel (Arles, France) ;, 53.

Classifications

Library of Congress
PQ2309.H4 A62 1992

The Physical Object

Pagination
343 p. ;
Number of pages
343

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL841148M
ISBN 10
2868699073
LC Control Number
95118149
Library Thing
67888
Goodreads
1929843

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August 2, 2011 Edited by Ludovicus merge authors
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April 1, 2008 Created by an anonymous user Initial record created, from Scriblio MARC record.