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Road from Decadence

From Brothel to Cloister Selected Letters of J. K. Huysmans (European Thought)

by Joris-Karl Huysmans

  • 242 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Athlone Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 20th century,
  • Biography: general,
  • French,
  • Modern fiction,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: 19th century,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • c 1800 to c 1900

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9544426M
    ISBN 100485113317
    ISBN 109780485113310

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