Enemy Force

Enemy Force

by John-Antoine Nau
     
 

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Enemy Force (1903) is a ground-breaking, surrealistic novel about a poet who is locked in a lunatic asylum and who mysteriously becomes possessed by an "Enemy Force," possibly an alien being from a hellish planet orbiting the star Aldebaran. Both tragic and satirical, emotional and visionary, it is considered by many scholars to be a forgotten masterpiece of early

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Enemy Force (1903) is a ground-breaking, surrealistic novel about a poet who is locked in a lunatic asylum and who mysteriously becomes possessed by an "Enemy Force," possibly an alien being from a hellish planet orbiting the star Aldebaran. Both tragic and satirical, emotional and visionary, it is considered by many scholars to be a forgotten masterpiece of early science fiction.

John-Antoine Nau (1860-1918) was himself an eccentric French poet and writer who led a marginal existence and whose works remained mostly unpublished until long after his death. FIRST WINNER OF THE PRESTIGIOUS LITERARY GONCOURT AWARD (1903). "The best [novel] that we ever crowned." Joris-Karl Huysmans.

Michael Shreve is a writer and translator currently living in Paris. His credits include translations of Jacques Barberi, André Laurie and Marcel Schwob.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935558491
Publisher:
Black Coat Press
Publication date:
09/30/2010
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.55(d)

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John-Antoine Nau (1860-1918) was himself an eccentric French poet and writer who led a marginal existence and whose works remained mostly unpublished until long after his death. Michael Shreve is a writer and translator currently living in Paris. His credits include translations of Jacques Barberi, André Laurie and Marcel Schwob.

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