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Locus Solus

Author: Raymond Roussel
Publisher: Richmond : Oneworld Classics, 2008.
Series: Oneworld modern classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"The wealthy scientist Cantarel is taking a group of visitors on a tour of Locus Solus, his secluded estate near Paris. One by one he introduces, demonstrates and expounds the discoveries and inventions of his fertile mind: a tool which, when activated by the weather, creates a mosaic of human teeth; a vast aquarium in which a depilated cat is seen stimulating the partially decomposed head of Danton to fresh flights  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Roussel
ISBN: 9781847490711 1847490719
OCLC Number: 226976066
Description: 215 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oneworld modern classics
Responsibility: Raymond Roussel ; translated by Rupert Copeland Cuningham.

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Showcases discoveries and inventions such as: An African mud-sculpture representing a naked child; a road-mender's tool which, when activated by the weather, creates a mosaic of human teeth; an  Read more...

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