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Devil in the Flesh [Le Diable au Corps]

by Radiguet, Raymond

Condition: Good+. Red cl. Without DJ. Gilt lettering & decoration sl.rubbed


Good+. Red cl. Without DJ. Gilt lettering & decoration sl.rubbed with B& w photos Novel, French Black Sun Press n.p. 1948 6 1/2 x 4 3/4", pp. 253, Some wear to edges, esp. along foredge of front board. Spine a bit faded. Bkpl. to fep. The work of a young genius, a friend of, Cocteau, dead at 20 from typhoid fever. Here translated by Kay Boyle and introduced by Aldous Huxley. Throughout the text are 13 b&w photos from thefilm Devil in the Flesh starring Micheline Presle and Gerard Philipe, directed by Claude Autant Lara.

Je vais encourir bien des reproches. Mais qu'y puis-je ? Est-ce ma faute si j'eus douze ans quelques mois avant la declaration de la guerre ? Sans doute, les troubles qui me vinrent de cette periode extraordinaire furent d'une sorte qu'on n'eprouve jamais a cet age ; mais comme il n'existe rien d'assez fort pour nous vieillir malgre les apparences, c'est en enfant que je devais me conduire dans une aventure ou deja un homme eut eprouve de l'embarras.


  • Bookseller: Hyleana Fine Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: MAIN003468I
  • Title: Devil in the Flesh [Le Diable au Corps]
  • Author: Radiguet, Raymond
  • Book condition: Used - Good+. Red cl. Without DJ. Gilt lettering & decoration sl.rubbed
  • Publisher: Black Sun Press
  • Date published: 1948
  • Keywords: Cocteau, Jean adolescent fiction novelist, French Huxley, Aldous Boyle, Kay photo-play Lara, Claude Autant

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