Modern Classics Enfants Terribles

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9780140016659: Modern Classics Enfants Terribles

An elegantly produced letterpress edition of this classic cult novel by one of France's great writers. For the first time, the publisher has combined the original line drawings for the story with the text, in a translation by Rosamond Lehman. Each copy is hand numbered, bound by hand in cream linen and slipcased in a stunning blend of artistry and simplicity.

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Jean Cocteau -- poet, novelist, dramatist, artist, musician -- was a leading figure in the Surrealist movement. In addition to his popular novel Les Enfants Terribles (1929), he is best remembered in the English-speaking world for the film Orphée (1950).

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Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) - poet, novelist, dramatist, artist, musician, choreographer, film-maker, and actor - was one of the most talented Frenchmen of the twentieth century and a leading figure in the Surrealist movement. In addition to his popular novel Les Enfants terribles (1929), he is best remembered in the English-speaking world for the film of Orphee (1950) and perhaps his play La Machine infernale (1934).

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