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Twenty-one days of a neurasthenic : a novel

Author: Octave Mirbeau; Justin Vicari
Publisher: Victoria, TX : Dalkey Archive Press, 2015.
Series: French literature series (Normal, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First edition
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Driven mad by modern life, Georges Vasseur leaves for a rest cure, where he encounters corrupt politicians, amnesiac coquettes, cheerfully sadistic killers, imperialist generals, and quack psychiatrists. Hypocrites are eternal, and not much has changed since Mirbeau wrote this acid portrait of his era.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Named Person: Octave Mirbeau; Octave Mirbeau
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Octave Mirbeau; Justin Vicari
ISBN: 9781628970302 (paperback 1628970308 (paperback
OCLC Number: 868648456
Language Note: "Originally published in French as Les 21 jours d'un neurasthénique by Bibliothèque-Charpentier Eugène Fasquelle, Paris 1901"--Title page verso.
Description: xi, 304 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: French literature series (Normal, Ill.)
Other Titles: Vingt-et-un jours d'un neurasthénique.
Responsibility: Octave Mirbeau ; translated from the French by Justin Vicari.

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Driven mad by modern life, Georges Vasseur leaves for a rest cure, where he encounters corrupt politicians, amnesiac coquettes, cheerfully sadistic killers, imperialist generals, and quack psychiatrists. Hypocrites are eternal, and not much has changed since Mirbeau wrote this acid portrait of his era.

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