The 120 Days of Sodom by Marquis de Sade

The book is an explicit and controversial work that explores themes of sexual perversion and cruelty. The narrative follows four wealthy, libertine men who lock themselves in a remote castle with a harem of 46 victims, including men, women, and children. Over the course of 120 days, they engage in a series of escalating debaucheries, meticulously documented by the men. The story is a study of the darkest corners of human nature, presenting an unflinching and graphic portrayal of sexual violence.

The 1734th greatest book of all time


Published
1904
Nationality
French
Type
Fiction
Pages
varies
Words
150,000
Original Language
French

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