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Product Description: Regarded as a study in Satanism, “La-Bas” by Huysmans presents the most detailed descriptions of the black magic and rituals. He regarded Satanism as the only logical consequence of the modernism taking roots in society. It is one man’s obsession with a figure in history that practised and perpetrated vilest acts...read more

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9781514758885, titled "Là-bas" | Createspace Independent Pub, July 1, 2015, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Regarded as a study in Satanism, “La-Bas” by Huysmans presents the most detailed descriptions of the black magic and rituals.
9781500140472, titled "L…-bas" | Createspace Independent Pub, July 7, 2014, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: You believe pretty thoroughly in these things, or you wouldn't abandon the eternal triangle and the other stock subjects of the modern novelists to write the story of Gilles de Rais," and after a silence Des Hermies added, "I do not object to the latrine; hospital; and workshop vocabulary of naturalism.
9781926683348, titled "L…-bas" | General Books, March 4, 2010, cover price $25.13

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Product Description: Dans la salle à manger meublée d'un poêle en faïence, de chaises cannées à pieds tors, d'un buffet en vieux chêne, fabriqué à Paris, rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine, et contenant, derrière les vitres de ses panneaux, des réchauds en ruolz, des flûtes à champagne, tout un service de porcelaine blanche, liseré d'or, dont on ne se servait du reste jamais; sous une photographie de Monsieur Thiers, mal éclairée par une suspension qui rabattait la clarté sur la nappe, maître Le Ponsart et M...read more

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9781500140298 | Createspace Independent Pub, July 7, 2014, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Dans la salle à manger meublée d'un poêle en faïence, de chaises cannées à pieds tors, d'un buffet en vieux chêne, fabriqué à Paris, rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine, et contenant, derrière les vitres de ses panneaux, des réchauds en ruolz, des flûtes à champagne, tout un service de porcelaine blanche, liseré d'or, dont on ne se servait du reste jamais; sous une photographie de Monsieur Thiers, mal éclairée par une suspension qui rabattait la clarté sur la nappe, maître Le Ponsart et M.
9781490972916 | Createspace Independent Pub, July 12, 2013, cover price $6.99

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Product Description: The Floressas Des Esseintes, to judge by the various portraits preserved in the Château de Lourps, had originally been a family of stalwart troopers and stern cavalry men. Closely arrayed, side by side, in the old frames which their broad shoulders filled, they startled one with the fixed gaze of their eyes, their fierce moustaches and the chests whose deep curves filled the enormous shells of their cuirasses...read more

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9781414230689 | Indypublish.Com, December 1, 2004, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Against Nature” (or in this version “Against The Grain”) explores to the furthest limit the life of the world-rejecting aesthete living a reclusive existence devoted entirely to artificial paradises of his own devising.

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9781497376335 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 19, 2014, cover price $7.46 | About this edition: The Floressas Des Esseintes, to judge by the various portraits preserved in the Château de Lourps, had originally been a family of stalwart troopers and stern cavalry men.
9781490972671 | Createspace Independent Pub, July 12, 2013, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: The Floressas Des Esseintes, to judge by the various portraits preserved in the Château de Lourps, had originally been a family of stalwart troopers and stern cavalry men.
9781406813784 | Echo Library, January 31, 2007, cover price $9.90 | About this edition: 1922.
9781414230696 | Indypublish.Com, December 1, 2004, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: À rebours (translated into English as Against Nature or Against the Grain) (1884) is a novel by the French writer Joris-Karl Huysmans.

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Product Description: "[...]rocks in the very jaws of the pit. For now and again the reptile flung itself up on points of stone that rent it as it passed; the waters changed as though poisoned by these fangs; they lost their steely hue, and whitened with foam like a bran bath; then the Drac hurried on faster, faster, flinging itself into the shadowy gorge; lingered again on gravelly reaches, wallowing in the sun; presently it gathered up its scattered rivulets and went on its way, scaly with scum like the iridescent dross on boiling lead, till, far away, the rippling rings spread and vanished, skinned and leaving behind them on the banks a white granulated cuticle of pebbles, a hide of dry sand...read more

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9780404163228 | Reprint edition (Ams Pr Inc, September 1, 1981), cover price $32.50 | About this edition: "The Cathedral" from Joris Karl Huysmans.

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9781500140465 | Createspace Independent Pub, July 7, 2014, cover price $7.49 | About this edition: At Chartres, as you turn out of the little market-place, which is swept in all weathers by the surly wind from the flats, a mild air as of a cellar, made heavy by a soft, almost smothered scent of oil, puffs in your face on entering the solemn gloom of the sheltering forest.
9781490972695 | Createspace Independent Pub, July 12, 2013, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: "The Cathedral" from Joris Karl Huysmans.
9781903517901 | Revised edition (Dedalus Ltd, July 1, 2011), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: After the Satanic debaucheries of Là-bas (1891) and the sensual battles of En Route (1895), comes the cloistered calm of The Cathedral (1898).
9781406813791 | Echo Library, January 31, 2007, cover price $15.90 | About this edition: "The Cathedral" from Joris Karl Huysmans.
9780870526152 | Hippocrene Books, June 1, 1990, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: "The Cathedral" from Joris Karl Huysmans.
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Product Description: Published in 1891, La-bas is Huysmans' best-selling novel; its success was due, in part, to its sensational contents (descriptions of Satanism in late 1880 France.) It is in this novel that Huysmans' character, Durtal, is introduced for the first time...read more

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9781490972664, titled "La-bas" | Createspace Independent Pub, July 12, 2013, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Published in 1891, La-bas is Huysmans' best-selling novel; its success was due, in part, to its sensational contents (descriptions of Satanism in late 1880 France.
9781846375521, titled "La-bas" | Echo Library, January 30, 2006, cover price $12.90 | About this edition: Regarded as a study in Satanism, “La-Bas” by Huysmans presents the most detailed descriptions of the black magic and rituals.
9780781800075 | Reprint edition (Hippocrene Books, February 1, 1992), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks.
9782877142021, titled "La-Bas" | Distribooks Inc, December 1, 1985, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.

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Product Description: As soon as I had finished my studies my parents deemed it useful to my career to cause me to appear before a table covered with green cloth and surmounted by the living busts of some old gentlemen who interested themselves in knowing whether I had learned enough of the dead languages to entitle me to the degree of Bachelor...read more

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9781500140441 | Createspace Independent Pub, July 7, 2014, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: As soon as I had finished my studies my parents deemed it useful to my career to cause me to appear before a table covered with green cloth and surmounted by the living busts of some old gentlemen who interested themselves in knowing whether I had learned enough of the dead languages to entitle me to the degree of Bachelor.
9781490972732 | Createspace Independent Pub, July 12, 2013, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: As soon as I had finished my studies my parents deemed it useful to my career to cause me to appear before a table covered with green cloth and surmounted by the living busts of some old gentlemen who interested themselves in knowing whether I had learned enough of the dead languages to entitle me to the degree of Bachelor.

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Product Description: "[...]anger, scarcely appeased by the smoke of the pyres, the inconceivable attractions of burnt-offerings. In this chant it asserted itself still more savagely, for it threatened to strike the waters, and break in pieces the mountains, and to rend asunder the depths of heaven by thunder-bolts...read more

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9781437816792 | Indypublish.Com, June 30, 2008, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: En route (1920).
9780865272439 | Reprint edition (Howard Fertig Pub, June 1, 1976), cover price $48.50 | About this edition: This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

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9781507694459 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 10, 2015, cover price $18.99
9781499124583 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 14, 2014, cover price $7.49 | About this edition: During the first week in November, the week within the Octave of All Souls, Durtal entered St.
9781490972923 | Createspace Independent Pub, July 11, 2013, cover price $7.49 | About this edition: This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.
9781437816785 | Indypublish.Com, June 30, 2008, cover price $38.99 | About this edition: Originally published in 1897.
9780870526169 | Reprint edition (Hippocrene Books, June 1, 1990), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: 1895 classic condemnd for obscenity, tr David Blow
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Product Description: Un dilemme par J.K. Huysmans

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9781478289210 | Createspace Independent Pub, July 23, 2012, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Un dilemme par J.

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Product Description: French novelist Charles Marie George Huysmans (1848-1907) adopted the pseudonym Joris-Karl, or J.-K. Huysmans, for his novels, short stories and art criticism. His thirty-year tenure at the French Ministry of the Interior allowed him the financial and personal freedom to write as he pleased...read more

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9781420942910 | Digireads.Com, September 30, 2011, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: French novelist Charles Marie George Huysmans (1848-1907) adopted the pseudonym Joris-Karl, or J.

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Product Description: J.-K. Huysmans' Stranded (En Rade 1887), published just three years after the iconoclastic Against Nature, sees him again breaking new ground and pushing back the boundaries of the novel form. Stamped throughout with his characteristic black humour, Stranded is one of Huysmans' most innovative, most imaginative works...read more

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9781903517840 | Dedalus Ltd, September 9, 2010, cover price $15.99 | also contains Stranded: En Rade | About this edition: J.

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Product Description: Resisting the traditional model of nineteenth-century fiction, Joris-Karl Huysman produced in 1884 a novel unlike any other of his time. Against Nature is the story of Des Esseintes, an aesthete who attempts to escape Paris and, along with it, the vulgarity of modern life...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780192823670 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 19, 1998, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Resisting the traditional model of nineteenth-century fiction, Joris-Karl Huysman produced in 1884 a novel unlike any other of his time.

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9781433093517 | Intl Business Pubns USA, March 3, 2009, cover price $59.95

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Product Description: Des Esseintes is a neurasthenic aristocrat who has turned his back on the vulgarity of modern life and retreated to an isolated country villa, where he pursues his obsessions with exotic flowers, rare gems and complex perfumes. The original handbook of decadence, this novel enjoys a cult following...read more

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9781903517659 | Dedalus Ltd, October 30, 2008, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Des Esseintes is a neurasthenic aristocrat who has turned his back on the vulgarity of modern life and retreated to an isolated country villa, where he pursues his obsessions with exotic flowers, rare gems and complex perfumes.

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Product Description: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work...read more

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9780548740873 | Kessinger Pub Co, November 3, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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Product Description: One of the first French novels to tackle the subject of prostitution, this story centres on would-be actress Marthe who lives in one of the lowest dives in Paris and her ultimately doomed relationship with Leo, a romantic searching for something to take place of lost illusions."

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9781903517475 | Italian edition edition (Dedalus Ltd, March 15, 2007), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: One of the first French novels to tackle the subject of prostitution, this story centres on would-be actress Marthe who lives in one of the lowest dives in Paris and her ultimately doomed relationship with Leo, a romantic searching for something to take place of lost illusions.

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Product Description: Quality ClassicsWe specialize in creating hard to find, high quality classic books optimized for the Kindle.We always have the highest quality books. Sick of spelling errors, weird characters, or a lack of pictures in illustrated books? Well we know how you feel...read more

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9781421940311 | Indypublish.Com, May 30, 2005, cover price $43.99 | About this edition: Regarded as a study in Satanism, “La-Bas” by Huysmans presents the most detailed descriptions of the black magic and rituals.

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9781406813760 | Echo Library, January 31, 2007, cover price $12.90 | About this edition: Quality ClassicsWe specialize in creating hard to find, high quality classic books optimized for the Kindle.
9781421940328 | Indypublish.Com, May 30, 2005, cover price $37.99 | About this edition: Regarded as a study in Satanism, “La-Bas” by Huysmans presents the most detailed descriptions of the black magic and rituals.

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.

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9781432612832, titled "Against the Grain: A Rebours" | Kessinger Pub Co, April 30, 2005, cover price $45.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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9781420930764, titled "Against the Grain (A Rebours)" | Digireads.Com, January 30, 2008, cover price $8.99
9781417903139, titled "Against the Grain: A Rebours" | Kessinger Pub Co, April 30, 2005, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
9780486221908 | Dover Pubns, June 1, 1969, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Because of his extreme sensitivity to the absurd and grotesque in human affairs, the protagonist of this masterpiece of decadence has estranged himself from society and savors the most bizarre aspects of human existence in his quest for novelty.

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Product Description: Downstream, the shortest and most autobiographical of Huysmans’ novels, is the perfect example of what the French naturalists wanted a novel to be. This dark and mordantly comic masterpiece of everyday pessimism about a Parisian clerk seeking spiritual contentment is the perfect introduction to the pleasures of Joris Karl Huysmans (1848–1907), whose exquisite style is ironically the most perfect remedy for any reader’s taedium vitae...read more

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9781885586353 | Turtle Point Pr, April 1, 2005, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Downstream, the shortest and most autobiographical of Huysmans’ novels, is the perfect example of what the French naturalists wanted a novel to be.

Hardcover:

9780826456632 | Continuum Intl Pub Group, November 30, 2004, cover price $108.95

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9780826456649 | Continuum Intl Pub Group, November 30, 2004, cover price $30.95

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Product Description: The infamous inspiration for the novel which slowly corrupts Oscar Wilde's Dorian Grayis translated by Robert Baldick with an introduction by Patrick McGuinness in Penguin Classics. A wildly original fin-de-siècle novel, Against Nature contains only one character...read more

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9780140447637 | Penguin Classics, February 1, 2004, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The infamous inspiration for the novel which slowly corrupts Oscar Wilde's Dorian Grayis translated by Robert Baldick with an introduction by Patrick McGuinness in Penguin Classics.

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Product Description: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work...read more

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9780766175907 | Kessinger Pub Co, August 1, 2003, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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Product Description: Joris-Karl Huysmans' shocking novel of an innocent's descent into a world of depraved, blasphemous ritualsDurtal, a shy, censorious man, is writing a biography of Gilles de Rais, the monstrous fifteenth-century child-murderer thought to be the original for 'Bluebeard'...read more

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9780140447675 | Penguin Classics, February 1, 2002, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Joris-Karl Huysmans' shocking novel of an innocent's descent into a world of depraved, blasphemous ritualsDurtal, a shy, censorious man, is writing a biography of Gilles de Rais, the monstrous fifteenth-century child-murderer thought to be the original for 'Bluebeard'.

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Product Description: This new translation by Brendan King vividly recalls the allusive, proto-expressionist vigour of the original. A fine introduction shows where Huysman's mystical quest ended, and the notes prove vital.

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9781873982747 | Dedalus Ltd, November 1, 2001, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: This new translation by Brendan King vividly recalls the allusive, proto-expressionist vigour of the original.

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9780787304607 | Spiral-bound edition (Mokelumne Hill Pr, September 1, 1996), cover price $19.00

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