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Querelle (Genet) (Paperback)

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"It is awesome, perhaps the finest novel I have ever read in my life. It literally sent shivers through me, the sheer beauty of the language, the exquisite perversity of the imagination, the incredible grasp of motivation-it is his most tightly plotted, best organized, most accessible novel. It is a wonder." -Dotson Rader

Querelle is regarded by many critics as Jean Genet's highest achievement in the novel-certainly one of the landmarks of postwar French literature. The story of a dangerous man seduced by danger, it deals in a startling way with the Dostoevskian theme of murder as an act of total liberation, and as a pact demanding an answering sacrifice.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780802151575
ISBN-10: 0802151574
Publisher: Grove Press
Publication Date: January 13th, 1994
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Genet