A masterpiece of transgressive, surrealist erotica, George Bataille's Story of the Eye was the Fifty Shades of Grey of its era. This Penguin Modern Classics edition is translated by Joachim Neugroschal, and published with essays by Susan Sontag and Roland Barthes. Bataille's first novel, published under the pseudonym 'Lord Auch', is still his most notorious work. In this explicit pornographic fantasy, the young male narrator and his lovers Simone and Marcelle embark on a sexual quest involving sadism, torture, orgies, ...

Story of the Eye 2001, City Lights Books, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780872862098

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Story of the Eye 2001, Penguin Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780141185385

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Story of the Eye 1989, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140180091

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Story of the Eye 1982, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140053593

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Story of the Eye 1982, Berkley Publishing Group

ISBN-13: 9780425051719

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Story of the Eye 1979, Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd, London

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Story of the eye 1977, Urizen Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780916354909

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