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A novel, translated by Robert Baldick. A young man staying in a Paris boarding house finds a hole in the wall above his bed. Alternately voyeur and seer, he obsessively studies the private moments and secret activities of his neighbors: childbirth, first love, marriage, betrayal, illness and death all present themselves to him through this spy hole. Decades ahead of its time, "Hell" shocked and scandalized the reviewing public when first released in English in 1866. Even so, the New Republic praised "the beauty of the book's nervous yet fluid rhythms...The book sweeps, away life's illusions."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781885983015
ISBN-10: 1885983018
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 15mm)
Pages: 255
Imprint: Turtle Point Press
Publisher: Turtle Point Press
Publish Date: 8-Jan-1995
Country of Publication: United States

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