The Cathedral

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Echo Library, 2006 - Fiction - 248 pages
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User Review  - Alan - Goodreads

The second volume in Huysman's quasi-autobiographical trilogy featuring the character Durtal, this book is fascinating reading for anyone interested in cathedral architecture, religious symbolism, or ... Read full review

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User Review  - Michael A. - Goodreads

I often return to the description of La Salette (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Our_Lady...), which comes early the book, when I feel the need to encounter the horrific sublime. His description is a good introduction to this wonderfully 19th-century preoccupation. Read full review

About the author (2006)

J.K.Huysmans began writing as a naturalist in the style of Zola. .He changed from being an obscure author and art critic to one of the most famous authors of his day with the publication of A Rebours (Against Nature) in 1884. His novel about Satanism, La-Bas (1891)is the cult novel of the nineteenth century.

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