Author: Octave Mirbeau
Description: Le Calvaire is an autobiographical novel in which Mirbeau chronicles a ruinous affair with a woman of dubious morals. Humiliated by his lover, the main character attempts to transform his suffering into an impulse for creativity. Originally published in 1886, Hermann-Paul illustrated this 1928 edition.
Publisher: Paul Ollendorff
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