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A rare first edition of Henry Miller’s Plexus. The second volume in Miller’s seminal trilogy ‘The Rosy Crucifixion’ details a fraught marriage and his resignation from a dull day job in Brooklyn, to pursue ambitions of becoming a writer. He jettisons conventional morality for a code of his own making, where sexual liberation knows no limits. The semi-autobiographical novel reveals much about Miller’s interior world, his emotional intelligence and thoughts on 20th century life. Plexus signals what Miller will later become – a bridge between the Beat generation and European bohemia. Published by Olympia Press in 1953, we found this beautiful copy in Marseille.
Author: Henry Miller
Publisher: Olympia Press
Year Printed: 1953
Comments: As this is a vintage book, there is damage to the spine, to the front cover and to the back cover. There is also some staining to the pages. Please note that this book is volume one of Plexus, and does not include the second volume.
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