Against the backdrop of Facist Europe, the novel's narrator hastens despairingly from city to city in a sexual and mental nightmare - his internal collapse mirroring the fighting on the streets. Will he identify with history's victims or be seduced by the glamour of its terrible victors?
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Georges Bataille was born in France in 1897 and died in 1962. He was a philospher, novelist and critic who wrote on a wide range of topics and continues to exert a vital influence on today's literature and thought. Other works published by Marion Boyars include My Mother Madame Edwarda and the Dead Man, Literature and Evil and L'Abbé C.Language Notes:
Text: English, French (translation)
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