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Querelle /

Jean Genet ; translated from the original French by Anselm Hollo.

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Author: Genet, Jean
Other Names: Hollo, Anselm,
Published: New York : Grove Press, 1974.
Topics: Sailors - France - Fiction. | Gay men - France - Fiction. | French fiction - 20th century.
Regions: France.
Genres: Gay fiction. | Gay fiction. | Noir fiction. | Fiction.
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Uniform Title: Querelle de Brest. English
Author: Genet, Jean, 1910-1986
Physical Description: 276 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN: 0802100104
9780802100108
0394623681 (pbk.)
9780394623689 (pbk.)
Distributed: New York : Distributed by Random House
Summary: The novel is set in the midst of the port town of Brest, where sailors and the sea are associated with murder. Its protagonist, Georges Querelle, is a bisexual thief, prostitute and serial killer who manipulates and kills his lovers for thrills and profit.
Notes: Translation of Querelle de Brest.
The Cushing Library/Women & Gender Studies copy was acquired as part of The Don Kelly Research Collection of Gay Literature and Culture.
Other Names: Hollo, Anselm, translator.

More Details for: Querelle