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“Only a handful of twentieth-century writers, such as Kafka and Proust, have as important, as authoritative, as irrevocable a voice and style.”—Susan Sontag

One of the great rule-breaking and disturbing novels of the 20th century, Our Lady of the Flowers is a kind of mythic re-creation of Genet’s Parisian life. The story of male prostitute Divine, who lives an underground life among thieves, murderers, pimps, and transvestites, stands conventional morality on its head. Daunting and titillating both.

OUR LADY OF THE FLOWERS, by Jean Genet (1943; Grove Press, 1988)
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Sounds kind of intriguing.
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Maybe, maybe not.
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