Justine (Perennial Forbidden Classics Edition)

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Justine was the Marquis de Sade's first novella, written in 1787, whilst imprisoned for two weeks in the Bastille.

Although published anonymously, de Sade was eventually indicted for blasphemy and obscenity (without trial) for the authorship of 'Justine' at the behest of Napoleon Bonaparte.

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Countess de Lorsange reveals her history, in a tavern, to a young woman named Therese; where a young girl and her sister fight a battle of morality. Set in a period before the French Revolution, Justine shows the battle of virtue versus vice, where earning your keep takes on fresh connotations, and a titled lady holds a lifetime of illicit secrets.

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Author Marquis De Sade
Publisher Harper Perennial
Page Count 218pp
Publication Size 4.5 x 7
Publication Notes ADULTS ONLY, Softcover, UK Edition
Publication Date January 29, 2009
ISBN 978-0007300440

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