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Taboo: A Legend Retold from the Dirghic of Saevius Nicanor (The Biography of Manuel #22)

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This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishings Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the worlds literature. Kessinger P ...more
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Published December 1st 2004 by Kessinger Publishing (first published 1921)
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Avel Rudenko
A short read indeed! Took me five-minutes. This story is about an old manuscript or at least what
survives thereof, this fragment amply shows you, I think, that even in remote Philistia, whenever this question of "indecency" arose, everybody (including the accused) was apt to act very foolishly. And perhaps, "the readiness with which you may read ambiguities into the most respectable of authors; as well as the readiness with which a fanatical training may lead you to imagine some underlying impro
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