Miracle of the Rose. Jean Genet, Bernard Frechtmam.

Miracle of the Rose

New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1966. 1st US Edition. Octavo, publisher's khaki cloth, spine stamped in black, original photo-illustrated dust jacket.

"Hell has degrees, so does love." French writer Genet's split screen fever-dream of a novel, about life in a state prison under Nazi occupation, and the narrator's nostalgic memories of his erotic adventures in a boys' reformatory. Dust jacket designed by Kuhlman Associates, with author photo to rear panel by Jerry Bauer. Stated first printing. Originally published in French in 1951. Light soiling to unclipped dust jacket, else fine. Item #4848


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