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Là-bas: One Hell of a Story


On February 15, 1891, L’Écho de Paris courted controversy when it published the first installment of J.K. Huysmans’ Là-Bas. The serialization reflected fin de siècle decadence with its depiction of a satanic black mass.

Là-Bas translates as down there