JEAN GENET – MIRACLE OF THE ROSE

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JEAN GENET – MIRACLE OF THE ROSE

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First edition of english translation. First printing, Grove Press, 1966.

Genet's second novel, written in the solitude of a prison cell, on the pieces of white paper the penal authorities furnish the convicts for making paper bags. The work is set in the State prison of Fontevrault during the heigh of the German occupation. Genet's account of prison life is an extraordinary mixture of dream and reality, past and present. 

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Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Minor foxing on first endpaper.