The 120 Days of Sodom’ and Other Writings

Author: Marquis de Sade

The Marquis de Sade, vilified by respectable society from his own time through ours, apotheosized by Apollinaire as “the freest spirit tht has yet existed, ” wrote “The 120 Days of Sodom” while imprisoned in the Bastille. An exhaustive catalogue of sexual aberrations and the first systematic exploration — a hundred years before Krafft-Ebing and Freud — of the psychopatho….Read More

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