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Cover of: A rebours by 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.

46 editions First published in 1900

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A rebours
Cover of: Gegen den Strich
1900, Jacques Hegner
Gegen den Strich
in German - 2te Auflage.
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1905, Fasquelle
A rebours
in English - 12 mille.
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1916, Bibliothe que-Charpentier
A rebours
in French
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1922, G. Crès
A rebours.
in French
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1922, G. Crès
A rebours.
in French
Cover of: À rebours
1923, E. Fasquelle
À rebours
in French
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1923, Bibliothe que-Charpentier
A rebours
in French
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1924, Au Sans Pareil
A rebours
in French
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1924, Au Sans Pareil
A rebours.
in French
Cover of: À rebours.
1925, Fasquelle
À rebours.
in French
Cover of: A rebours.
1925, Charpentier
A rebours.
in French
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1929, G. Crès
A rebours.
in French
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1934, Fasquelle
A rebours.
in French - 40. mille.
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1947, Fasquelle
À rebours
in French
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1955, Fasquelle
À rebours
in French
Cover of: A rebours.
1955, Fasquelle
A rebours.
in French
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1955, Fasquelle
A rebours.
in French
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1955, Fasquelle
A rebours.
in French
Cover of: À rebours
1955, Fasquelle
À rebours
in French
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1955, Fasquelle
A rebours
in French
Cover of: Against nature
1959, Penguin
Against nature
in English
Cover of: Against nature.
1959, Penguin Books
Against nature.
in English
Cover of: Against nature
1959, Penguin Books
Against nature
in English
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1961, Fasquelle
A rebours
in French
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1965, Editions Fasquelle
À rebours
in French
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1965, Fasqelle
A rebours
in French
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1968, Fasquelle
A rebours
in French
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1968, Fasquelle
A rebours.
in French
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1970, Fasquelle
A rebours.
in French
Cover of: Against nature
1971, Penguin Books
Against nature
in English
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1972, Fasqelle
A rebours
in French
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1972, Fasquelle
A rebours.
in English
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1974, Fasquelle Éditeurs
A rebours
in French
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1974, Fasquelle
À rebours.
in French
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1977, Gallimard
À rebours
in French - 2e éd. rev. et augm.
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1977, Gallimard
A rebours
in French
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1978, Garnier-Flammarion
A rebours
in French
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1978, Garnier-Flammarian
À rebours
in French
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1981, Impr. nationale
A rebours
in French
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1983, Gallimard
A rebours .
in French - 2e éd. rev. et augm. --
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1992, Actes sud
A rebours
in French
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1994, Gallimard
A rebours
in French - 2e éd. rev. et augmentée.
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1998, Oxford University Press
Against nature =
in English
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2003, Penguin Books
Against nature
in English
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2008, Dedalus, Distributed in the USA by SCB Distributors
Against nature =
in English

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