Justine, Philosophy in the Bedroom, and Other Writings - Book 4, Justine : Chapter 1, My Dear Friend Summary & Analysis

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Book 4, Justine : Chapter 1, My Dear Friend Summary

This is said to have been his most important work and his most famous. This novel was the only one by the Marquis that made it into publication during his life. He managed to run into trouble about it, such that, when it did come out he did not dare to have his name attached to it in so obvious a manner as for it to bear his name directly. He conducted part of the work from prison and some of it he conducted while 'free'. Speaking of this term, one of the strangest attributes of the Marquis' reputation is that he is described by many as having been one of the freest spirits of all time despite the fact that he was incarcerated for half of his adult life. Finally, of this...

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