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The only novel by early-20th-century Belgian artist Justine Frank, this erotic tale blends feminism, pornography, Judaism, and art. Its heroine, Rachel, takes up with the sybaritic Count Urdukas, and they set out together on an odyssey of pleasure and corruption, marked by bizarre events that are both hilarious and disturbing. This comprehensive new edition of Frank's 1931 ...more
Paperback, 233 pages
Published January 2009 by Sternberg Press
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Dec 19, 2015 Eric rated it it was amazing
An unsung Jewish surrealist writing experimental lit porn that would make her former boyfriend Georges Bataille blush? A half-unearthed manuscript annotated and explained by her foremost academic? Drawings? Yes, please.