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The Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire

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The Flowers of Evil
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Publisher: Project Gutenberg
ISBN/ASIN: 1449555438

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As you read these stark and beautiful poems you may see into the tortured psyche of the poet who wrote them. The poems themselves cover many subjects in traditional symbolist style, from cats to gypsies to corpses to a whole section on wine. A must for any student of poetry.

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