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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Stories of his life, and death, are a bit fantastical, which is suiting to this book he wrote. It has been called a “black Decameron”.

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Manoscritto trovato a Saragozza

Refresh and try again. 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. Potocki write in French, and due to his upbringing, saragozzaa being a Polish count, is also rumoured to have not been particularly fluent in Polish. The only content we will consider removing is spam, slanderous attacks on other members, or extremely offensive content eg. Home The List What is this?


Only flag comments that clearly need our attention. Painting by Alexander Varnek. Search for a book to add a reference. 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.

It consists of a collection of supernatural tales linked together by a complex series of frame stories, as in a nightmarish hall of mirrors. I am reading all of the books published by Biblioteca Adelphi, in order, from present. Joseph ‘s review Jan 28, Discover new books on Goodreads. 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 teapot lid, blessed by a priest.

Potocki was a Polish Count, adventurer, writer, army officer, educated in Switzerland, and the author of this one notable book. Manoscritto trovato a Saragozza by Jan Potocki. Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Manoscritto trovato a Saragozza. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


He was the first to balloon over Warsaw, sqragozza Blanchard, and insisted those two join them. He had a Turkish valet with whom he was rather close, and a dog named Lulu. Lupine delusions, and all that.

Tfovato a general rule we do not censor any content on the site. This is a really apt description, considering that practically all Gothic tropes are represented in the convoluted text: Potocki Manuscript Found in the Saragossa Bilbioteca adelphi literature the adelphi project. We take abuse seriously in our discussion boards.

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