Philosophy in the Boudoir. Marquis de Sade.

Philosophy in the Boudoir

Creation Books, September 2000. Trade Paperback. Used - Good. Item #261343
ISBN: 1840680121

In the boudoir of a sequestered country house, a young virgin is ruthlessly schooled in evil. Indoctrinated by her amoral tutors in the ways of sexual perversion, fornication, murder, incest, atheism and complete self-gratification, she takes part with growing abandon in a series of violent erotic orgies which culminates with the torture of her own mother -- her final act of liberation.

Philosophy In The Boudoir is the most concise, representative text out of all the Marquis de Sade's works, containing his notorious doctrine of libertinage expounded in full, coupled with liberal doses of savage, unbridled eroticism, cruelty and violent sexuality. The renegade philosophies put forward here would later rank amongst the main cornerstones of Andre Breton's Surrealist manifesto.

This new edition includes The Lusts Of The Libertines, a brand new, unexpurgated and explicit translation of the 447 complex, criminal and murderous lusts of the Libertines as documented by de Sade in his accursed atrocity bible The 120 Days Of Sodom; a catalogue of debaucheries, cruelties and pathological perversions still unequalled in the annals of transgressive literature.

Some glue residue on the front free endpaper. Tiny dime size scrape on the back cover.

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