Huysmans à Lourps
Henry Lefai
Paris: Chez Durtal


This is a short pamphlet about Huysmans and the Château de Lourps, the house that formed the backdrop to En rade and which Huysmans used as the inspiration for des Esseintes’ ancestral home in A rebours.

Published by Pierre Lambert at Chez Durtal in an edition of 100 copies, this copy has a signed dedication to the Valéry scholar Hélène Fremont.

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