The Diary Of A Chambermaid

The Diary Of A Chambermaid by Octave Mirbeau
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ISBN
9780061237256
Date Released
Binding
Other
Pages
400
Dimensions
114 x 181mm

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One of the first entries in the new Harper Perennial Naughty French Novel Series, 'The Diary Of A Chambermaid' is a classic erotic tale of a women's search for pleasure and excess by one of the great 19th century French writers.

"I am no saint; I have known many men, and I know, by experience, all the madness, all the vileness, of which they are capable. But a man like Monsiuer?"

The famous anarchist and art critic Octave Mirbeau (1848-1917) inspired not one but two films (from Jean Renoir and Louis Banuel) with his often forgotten classic 'The Diary Of A Chambermaid'. Telling the scandalous story of Celestine R., a fisherman's daughter with a taste for men, Mirbeau reveals that "when one tears away the veils and shows them naked, people's souls give off such a pungent smell of decay."
ISBN:
9780061237256
Publication Date:
28 / 03 / 2007
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
114 x 181mm

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