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Devil in the Flesh.

by RADIGUET, Raymond. [Translated by Kay Boyle; Introduction by Aldous Huxley]

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[N.p].: Black Sun Press, 1948. Second edition. 12mo., red cloth, pp. viii, [9] - 253; illustrated with several b&w photographs from the Paul Graetz film production, directed by Claude Autant Lara. This edition was issued by Caresse Crosby; the first edition was published in 1932 in Paris under imprint of Crosby Continental Editions [see Minkoff B-2]. Name on endpaper, gilt design of a devils head has mostly perished from the front board, spine ends lighly worn, o/w very good, no dj..

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.




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