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Atlas, 1990 - Fiction - 174 pages
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Translated & introduced by Anna Warby

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User Review  - Kirsten Ashley - Goodreads

I was reading this while over someone's house, but never finished it. It was engrossing, but I'll have to wait until I can get my hands on another copy one day. Read full review

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User Review  - Phinehas - Goodreads

This Is Leiris' only novel. He was a founding member of the French surrealists as well as an associate of Bataille. This book reads like automatic writing, though I'm almost certain that it is not ... Read full review


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Georges Bataille (1897-1962) was an essayist, philosophical theorist and novelist, often called the 'metaphysician of evil', interested in sex, death, degradation and the power and potential of the obscene. His most famous work is the highly-charged erotic novella, "The Story of the Eye," Michel Leiris (1901-1990) was a novelist, poet, art-critic and anthropologist, particularly interested in the cultures of Africa, the Carribean and Central America. His best known writings include "Manhood, The Rules of the Game "and "Phantom ""Africa,

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