The Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire

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Les Fleurs du mal (English: The Flowers of Evil) is a volume of French poetry by Charles Baudelaire. First published in 1857 (see 1857 in poetry), it was important in the symbolist and modernist movements. The subject matter of these poems deals with themes relating to decadence and eroticism.

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This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 4th on The 25 Favorite Books of 100 Francophone Writers (Telerama)
  2. - 6th on Pour une Bibliothèque Idéale (Raymond Queneau)
  3. - 8th on The Ideal Library (Book)
  4. - 10th on El Pais Favorite Books of 100 Spanish Authors (El Pais)
  5. - 17th on 100 Essential Books (Bravo! Magazine)
  6. - Masterpieces of World Literature (Frank N. Magill)
  7. - Världsbiblioteket (The World Library) (Tidningen Boken)

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