An amazing sequence of imaginatively bizarre sexual adventures punctuated by philosophical and theological digression. Mlle. De Maupin, Lolita, Candyall pale beside Juliette.”Library Journal
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It is the story of two sisters who are orphaned early and experience life through different paths. The path of virtue is elected vice Justine and Juliette. The Marquis de Sade portrays an unjust society enveloped by a double standard, in which directly criticizes the church, the government and the way in which society is moving. Violence, sadism and extreme sexual practices make this novel satirizing the cruelty of his time:… (more)
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