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Colette - The Pure And the Impure (Twentieth Century Classics)

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Colette
The Pure And the Impure (Twentieth Century Classics)
Colette herself considered The Pure and the Impure her best book, "the nearest I shall ever come to writing an autobiography." This guided tour of the erotic netherworld with which Colette was so intimately acquainted begins in the darkness and languor of a fashionable opium den. It continues as a series of unforgettable encounters with men and, especially, women whose lives have been improbably and yet permanently transfigured by the strange power of desire. Lucid and lyrical, The Pure and the Impure stands out as one of modern literature's subtlest reckonings not only with the varieties of sexual experience, but with the always unlikely nature of love.

The book is in very good condition. Covers, spine and pages are firm and binding is strong. Pages are clean and clear. The corners of the front cover are slightly worn.


Item details

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Colette
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
20 x 13 cm
Edition:
1990
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
9780140183245 / 0140183248
Number of pages:
144
Publisher:
Penguin Classic, 1990
Title:
The Pure And the Impure (Twentieth Century Classics)

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Colette
The Pure And the Impure (Twentieth Century Classics)
Colette herself considered The Pure and the Impure her best book, "the nearest I shall ever come to writing an autobiography." This guided tour of the erotic netherworld with which Colette was so intimately acquainted begins in the darkness and languor of a fashionable opium den. It continues as a series of unforgettable encounters with men and, especially, women whose lives have been improbably and yet permanently transfigured by the strange power of desire. Lucid and lyrical, The Pure and the Impure stands out as one of modern literature's subtlest reckonings not only with the varieties of sexual experience, but with the always unlikely nature of love.

The book is in very good condition. Covers, spine and pages are firm and binding is strong. Pages are clean and clear. The corners of the front cover are slightly worn.


PLU:
0
Author(s):
Colette
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
20 x 13 cm
Edition:
1990
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
9780140183245 / 0140183248
Number of pages:
144
Publisher:
Penguin Classic, 1990
Title:
The Pure And the Impure (Twentieth Century Classics)

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