Villiers de L'Isle-Adam


Born
in Saint-Brieuc, France
November 07, 1838

Died
August 18, 1889

Genre

Influences
Edgar Allan Poe


Jean-Marie-Mathias-Philippe-Auguste, comte de Villiers de l'Isle-Adam (7 November 1838 – 19 August 1889) was a French symbolist writer.

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Contes cruels

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3.74 avg rating — 482 ratings — published 1883 — 64 editions
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Tomorrow's Eve

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3.30 avg rating — 443 ratings — published 1886 — 35 editions
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The Torture by Hope

3.48 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 1888 — 5 editions
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Son Şenliklerin Davetlisi

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3.28 avg rating — 120 ratings — published 1883 — 12 editions
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Véra et autres nouvelles fa...

3.89 avg rating — 82 ratings — published 1883 — 11 editions
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Axël

3.95 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 1890 — 19 editions
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The Scaffold And Other Crue...

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The Vampire Soul and Other ...

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Noćne priče

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Contes cruels - Nouveaux co...

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More books by Villiers de L'Isle-Adam…
“There are some wounds that one can heal only by deepening them and making them worse.”
Auguste de Villiers de L'Isle-Adam

“Brunettes are full of electricity.”
Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, Tomorrow's Eve

“Uncertainty is a quality to be cherished, therefore – if not for it, who would dare to undertake anything?”
Auguste de Villiers de L'Isle-Adam

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