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Marquis de Sade
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The 120 days of Sodom and other writings (1987 edition), Grove Pr - ISBN: 9780802130129
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All universal moral principles are idle fancies.  - Marquis de Sade
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Marquis de Sade
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Justine, Philosophy in the Bedroom, and Other Writings (2007 edition), Grove Press - ISBN: 9780802199010

Marquis de Sade
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Born: June 2, 1740

Died: December 2, 1814 (aged 74)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Novelist, noble, writer, poet, critic, philosopher

Bio: Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade was a French aristocrat, revolutionary politician, philosopher, and writer famous for his libertine sexuality and lifestyle. His works include novels, short stories, plays, dialogues, and political tracts; in his lifetime some were published under his own name, while others appeared anonymously and Sade denied being their author.

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