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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Some suggest he had advanced syphilis, some that he was just very odd.

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Joseph ‘s review Jan 28, manodcritto 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.

Stories saeagozza his life, and death, are a bit fantastical, which is suiting to this book he wrote. It has been called a “black Decameron”. Potocki was a Polish Count, adventurer, writer, army officer, educated in Switzerland, and the author of this one notable book. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options.


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Manoscritto trovato a Saragozza

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

Want to Read saving…. The book was printed in parts, manosritto in more than one version, rumour has it that parts of the original were lost and were back-translated to French, from Polish.

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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.

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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.

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