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The Pure and the Impure

Colette

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Book published pre-ISBN. SBN #436 10517 9From the dust jacket:This is the first appearance in England of a work which when it first appeared in France in 1932 carried the title of Ces Plaisirs . . . and the pleasures to which Colette was referringMoreBook published pre-ISBN. SBN #436 10517 9From the dust jacket:This is the first appearance in England of a work which when it first appeared in France in 1932 carried the title of Ces Plaisirs . . . and the pleasures to which Colette was referring were those which are lightly called physical, meaning, Miss Flanner addes in her introduction, that they can shake the soul. When the time came for Colettes work to be collected in a definitive edition, she changed the title to Le pur et limpur, and said of it, It will perhaps be one day recognized as my best work.