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Georges Bataille Message Board 1/5/2005 3:31:00 PM
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Author Bataille's Book Reviews

Blue of Noon
This book by the philosophical theorist and member of the Surrealist movement Georges Bataille takes us on a nihilistic journey through sexual depravity and ecstasy during the rise of Fascism before the second world war. In the words of Will Self, in the Introduction, Blue of Noon is a novel that is as driven as a car whose driver has lost control. Troppmann the protagonist drinks to severe excess, womanises and is on the verge of despair. His wife D...