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Le jardin des supplices is a novel written by the french journalist, novelist and playwright octave mirbeau and was first published in 1899, during the dreyfus affair. The opening satire is probably meaningful only to scholars of french political history, but the subsequent journey into the far east accentuates connections between love and death, sex and depravity, fastidiousness and pleasure. The bestselling fetish photography collection, with over 350 original phot. Spotlight on octave mirbeau the torture garden 1899 dcs. There are satirical and allegorical dimensions, but it remains. As a critique of society the torture garden is an enduring inspiration.
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