Skip to content

Disagreeable Tales

Best in textbook rentals since 2012!

ISBN-10: 1939663105

ISBN-13: 9781939663108

Edition: 2015

Authors: L�on Bloy, Erik Butler

List price: $24.00
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Thirty tales of theft, onanism, incest, murder and a host of other forms of perversion and cruelty from the "ungrateful beggar" and "pilgrim of the absolute," Léon Bloy. Disagreeable Tales, first published in French in 1894, collects Bloy's narrative sermons from the depths: a cauldron of frightful anecdotes and inspired misanthropy that represents a high point of the French Decadent movement and the most emblematic entry into the library of the "Cruel Tale" christened by Villiers de l'Isle-Adam. Whether depicting parents and offspring being sacrificed for selfish gains, or imbeciles sacrificing their own individuality on a literary whim, these tales all draw sustenance from an underlying…    
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Wakefield Press
Publication date: 6/23/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 0.946

L�on Bloy, n� le 11 juillet 1846 � Notre-Dame-de-Sanilhac en Dordogne et mort le 3 novembre 1917 � Bourg-la-Reine, est un romancier et essayiste fran�ais.