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Story of the Eye

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Story of the Eye

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Author: Georges Bataille
Publisher: Penguin Books, 1982
Marion Boyars, 1979
Original French publication, 1928

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Book Type: Novella
Genre: Horror
Sub-Genre Tags: Psychological
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Only Georges Bataille could write, of an eyeball removed from a corpse, that "the caress of the eye over the skin is so utterly, so extraordinarily gentle, and the sensation is so bizarre that it has something of a rooster's horrible crowing." Bataille has been called a "metaphysician of evil," specializing in blasphemy, profanation, and horror.


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