The Miscreant

The Miscreant

Book - 1958\
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Now in paper, this is Jean Cocteau's first novel (1921). Jacques Forestier is a parasite who responds readily to both sexes. He comes to Paris to study but ends up indulging himself in a life of dissipation, culminating in a doomed love affair with a chorus girl. A sparkling evocation of the Parisian scene, the novel is also a study of loneliness and youthful disenchantment told with the great French writer's characteristic irony and wit. A Peter Owen Modern Classic.
Publisher: London : P. Owen, \1958\
ISBN: 9780720654806
0720654807
Branch Call Number: FICTION Cocteau Jean
Characteristics: 163 p. :,ill. ;,19 cm.
Additional Contributors: Williams, Dee Koppel

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