“His predecessor was Jonathan Swift and his chief executor was the Marquis de Sade. . . . Lautréamont was a black messenger heralding the death of illusion and the nightmare of impotence to follow.”—Henry Miller
“The gate-master of tomorrow’s literature” –André Gide
About the Author
R. J. Dent is a poet, novelist, essayist, translator, and short story writer. Among his many publications is a translation of Charles Baudelaire's The Flowers of Evil, also published by Solar Books.