Capital of Pain by Paul √Čluard

"Capital of Pain" is a collection of surrealist poetry that explores themes of love, loss, and the human condition. The author, a key figure in the Surrealist movement, uses vivid and often disturbing imagery to express deep emotional turmoil and existential angst. The poems range from the intensely personal to the broadly philosophical, offering a glimpse into the author's inner world and his reflections on life, death, and the nature of reality.

The 3529th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 106

Since this book was first published in 1926, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 106.0.

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