The Mystified Magistrate by Marquis De Sade
And Other Tales

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Published for the first time in English is the comic and scandalous light fiction of the Marquis de Sade, who--despite controversy surrounding him--possessed a mordant but undeniable sense of humor. The title piece of this volume is a delightful skewering of the Provencal judge who sentenced Sade to death in absentia in 1772.
 

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Richard Seaver was a publisher, editor, and translator. He passed away in 2009.
 
Published February 28, 2000 by Arcade Publishing. 256 pages
Genres: Erotica, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Written during the notorious Marquis's long imprisonment for indecency and blasphemy, these comparatively benign cautionary tales eloquently mock the hypocrisy of draconian lawgivers (in "The Windbags of Provence"), lascivious clerics ("The Husband Who Turned Priest"), and even Sade's own mortall...

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