Notes: • Manuscrit trouvé à Saragosse was translated by Anna Devoto as ” Manoscritto trovato a Saragozza” Data from ; catalog . Manoscritto trovato a Saragozza by Jan Potocki, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Manoscritto trovato a Saragozza: Jan Potocki: Books – Amazon. ca.

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It has been called a “black Decameron”.

There are comparisons to tastes of the the Marquis de Sade, rumours of incest, and the story of his death is that he committed suicide after having a silver bullet made from the family trovafo lid, blessed by a priest.

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The book was printed in parts, written in more than one version, rumour has it that parts of the original were lost and were back-translated to French, from Polish. This is a really apt description, considering that practically all Gothic tropes are asragozza in the convoluted text: Discover new books manozcritto Goodreads. Some suggest he had advanced syphilis, some that he was just very odd.

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Potocki write in French, and due to his upbringing, despite being a Polish count, is also rumoured to have not been particularly fluent in Polish. Potocki was a Polish Count, adventurer, writer, saraozza officer, educated in Switzerland, and the author of this one notable book. As a general rule we do not censor any content on the site. We take abuse seriously in our discussion boards.


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Manoscritto trovato a Saragozza

Minimal Theme designed by Artur Kim. Stories of his life, and death, are a bit fantastical, which is suiting to this book he wrote.

Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Potocki Manuscript Found in the Saragossa Bilbioteca adelphi literature the adelphi project. We will not remove any content for bad language alone, or being critical of a particular book. Lupine delusions, and all that. A bonus for Melitensia enthusiasts — one of the stories features a Knight of Malta who murders a rival in Strait Street, Valletta just up the road from where I earn my daily bread in decidedly more mundane environs.

He was the first to balloon over Warsaw, with Blanchard, and insisted those two join them.