Gorgeous, twisted, sexy, hilarious, melancholic. Genet is an important figure in queer history, a must-read.Published 1 month ago by rhubarb jones
Our Lady of The Flowers - Notre Dame des Fleurs - by Gene Genet, translated from the French by Bernard Frechtman
This is Gene Genet best known novel. Read more
Jean Genet's "Our Lady of the Flowers" is an amazing novel for many reasons, not least of which is its seamless stitching together of the most lowbrow and sexually graphic subject... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Eustathios
Though hailed as some kind of "underground classic" I was not impressed. Though Mr. Genet obviously had some literary talent, it's more the subject than the method which... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Wayne L. Hill
A writing style that I suspect influenced such American authors as Jack Kerouac and Margarite Young and (Irish) Samuel Beckett.Published 7 months ago by Bruce Ferguson
Again, I am very grateful to the publisher for the creation of this digital edition.
I found the translation very satisfactory.
Regarded as his finest work, this is a mixture of memories, facts, fantasies, speculations, irrational dreams, tender emotion, empathy, and philosophy: `one must lie to be... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Mr. D. P. Jay
So beautiful!!!!! 18 words are required to write a review. This work is like an fantasy tale that is poetic and sexualPublished 19 months ago by lloydknight
A bewitching and hypnotic novel from Jean Genet, the first draf of which was written when he was in prison. Like most of his works, Our Lady of the Flowers has a fragmented plot. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Amazon Customer