Querelle of Brest

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Querelle, a young sailor at large in the port of Brest, is an object of illicit desire to his diary-keeping superior officer, Lieutenant Seblon. He is coveted, too, by a corrupt policeman, Mario, and gives himself freely both to brothel-keeper Madame Lysiane and to her husband.

But Querelle is a thief and a murderer – not a man to be trusted or trifled with.

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A beautiful new edition of Jean Genet’s classic work, which includes a new introduction by Jon Savage.

‘One of the great writers of our times.’ Sunday Telegraph

Querelle, a young sailor at large in the port of Brest, is an object of illicit desire to his diary-keeping superior officer, Lieutenant Seblon. He is coveted, too, by a corrupt policeman, Mario, and gives himself freely both to brothel-keeper Madame Lysiane and to her husband.

But Querelle is a thief and a murderer – not a man to be trusted or trifled with.

Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg
ISBN

9780571340811

Author

Genet, Jean

Publisher

Faber & Faber

Binding

Paperback

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