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Querelle de Brest Limited edition Homo Erotic Book

Querelle de Brest Limited edition Homo Erotic Book


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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Pre 1950: Item # 1382297
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(French: Querelle de Brest) is a novel by the French writer Jean Genet. It was written mostly in 1945 and first published anonymously in 1947, limited to 460 numbered copies, with illustrated throughout by Jean Cocteau who didn’t avoid the pornographic details. Even though copies were seized by the authorities, and the author fined, Cocteau’s involvement did little to harm his public reputation limited edition illustrations by Jean Cocteau.[1] It is set in the midst of the port town of Brest, where sailors and the sea are associated with murder. Its protagonist, Georges Querelle, is a bisexual thief, prostitute and serial killer who manipulates and kills his lovers for thrills and profit. The novel formed the basis for Rainer Werner Fassbinder's last film, Querelle (1982). Limited edition homo erotic #112/460. Please note this book has been taken apart before we got it, the graphics all have been removed the book starts on page 11 and seems to be missing pages 17 and 18. The remainder of the book seems to be intact, some pages have not been trimmed to open and be read. SELLING ASIS