The Holy Terrors. Fiction by Jean Cocteau Cocteau’s novel Les Enfants terribles, which was first published in , holds an undisputed place among the. The holy terrors. Front Cover. Jean Cocteau. New Directions, – The Holy Terrors (Les Enfants Terribles) · Jean Cocteau Limited preview – The Holy Terrors is a brand new translation of Cocteau’s widely-known tale, Les Enfants Terribles. It is also the latest addition to New Directions’ modern French.

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Cocteau’s novel Les Enfants Terribleswhich was first published inholds an boly place among the holh of modern fiction.

Written in a French style that long defied successful translation—Cocteau was always a poet no matter what we was writing—the book came into its own for English-language readers in when this translation was completed by Rosamund Lehmann.

It is a masterpiece of the art of translation of which the Times Literary Supplement said: What started in games and laughter because for Paul and Elisabeth a drug too magical to resist. The crime which finally destroys them has the inevitability of Greek tragedy.

Illustrated with twenty of Cocteau’s own drawings. The Summer of Katya. The Collected Jeqn of Stefan Zweig. Our Lady of the Flowers. The Art of Sleeping Alone. Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman. The Man who Walked Through Walls. Amok and other Stories. The Man Whom the Trees Loved. The Necklace and Other Tales. Original Short Stories — Volume Louise Charlotte Garstin Quesada.


The Holy Terrors

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The Novel of the Black Seal. The Dedalus Book of German Decadence. The Coctfau Who Lost Himself. Twilight and Moonbeam Alley. The Angels of Perversity. The Dedalus Book of French Horror. The Thing in the Upper Room. Thirty Hours with a Corpse. The Girl with the Golden Eyes.

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