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The 120 Days of Sodom review

The most recent addition to the complete review is my review of the Marquis de Sade's notorious classic, The 120 Days of Sodom, or, The School of Libertinage, out in a new translation from Penguin Classics. They actually managed to get a lot of coverage for this (well, relatively, for a paperback re-translation), but mainly backstory -- it hasn't been widely reviewed. I'm surprised.
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