This rich, titillating translation of the famous French novel Crimes of Passion loses none of its original flavor. The Marquis de Sade s tales are ripe with seduction, passion, and ultimate tragedy as his characters quest for love but find only its crimes. Sade not only grips the reader with his tales of sex, murder, and intrigue but also confronts them with his own views about society and human nature. This concise volume is a great introduction to the Marquis de Sade s ambitious oeuvre. The Marquis de Sade is the most ...

Crimes of Passion 1965, Philosophical Library

ISBN-13: 9780806530161

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