René's flesh, Volume 3713
Finally available in paperback, one of the neglected masterpieces of Latin American literature -- an obsessive, yet lucid, exploration of the human body as a nexus of power and pleasure. Twenty-year-old Rene is sent to be groomed at a boarding schoolwhose motto is: "Suffer in silence". It is there that his education in"the service of pain" begins.
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