|Author/Contributor(s):||De Sade, The Marquis ; McMorran, Will|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press, USA|
forbidding walls of his castle in Provence, however, sinister forces are conspiring against the young couple. Alphonse's brothers, the Abbé and the Chevalier, want Euphrasie for themselves. Published in English for the first time, The Marquise de Gange is a neglected Gothic classic by one of the most notorious authors in the literary canon. Although a departure from his earlier pornographic and libertine works, beneath the novel's thin veneer of respectability lurks the same subversive
presence of an author plotting against virtue in distress.