Publisher description for LŠa-bas (Down there). Translated by Keene Wallace [i.e. Wallis].


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At the novel’s center is Durtal, a writer obsessed with the life of one of the blackest figures in history, Gilles de Rais—child murderer, sadist, necrophile and practitioner of all the black arts. The book’s authentic, extraordinarily detailed descriptions of the Black Mass have never been surpassed.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Rais, Gilles de, 1404-1440 Fiction, France History 15th century Fiction, Satanism Fiction