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A Terrace in Rome - Quignard, Pascal, and Penick, Douglas (Translated by), and Re, Charles (Translated by)
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A Terrace in Rome describes the tormented life of Geoffroy Meaume, a 17th-century engraver of encrypted shadows and erotic prints. After a passionate affair in his youth concludes with his face being burned by acid thrown by his lover's jealous fianc???, Meaume undertakes a lifetime of wandering, his psyche forever engraved by the memory of the woman who spurned him. With a face of boiled leather and a mind haunted by a nightmare of desire, he devotes himself to the black-and-white world of etchings and mezzotints, ...

A Terrace in Rome 2016, Wakefield Press

ISBN-13: 9781939663160

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